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ND God said to Jacob, Arise, go up to the place, Baethel, and dwell there; and make there an altar to the God that appeared to thee, when thou fledest from the face of Esau thy brother. 2 And Jacob said to his house, and to all that were with him, Remove the strange gods that are with you from the midst of you, and purify yourselves, and change your clothes. 3 And let us rise and go up to Baethel, and let us there make an altar to God who hearkened to me in the day of calamity, who was with me, and preserved me throughout in the journey, by which I went. 4 And they gave to Jacob the strange gods, which were in their hands, and the ear-rings which were in their ears, and Jacob hid them under the turpentine tree which is in Secima, and destroyed them to this day. 5 So Israel departed from Secima, and the fear of God was upon the cities round about them, and they did not pursue after the children of Israel. 6 And Jacob came to Luza, which is in the land of Chanaan, which is Baethel, he and all the people that were with him. 7 And he built there an altar, and called the name of the place Baethel; for there God appeared to him, when he fled from the face of his brother Esau. 8 And Deborrha, Rebecca's nurse, died, and was buried below Baethel under the oak; and Jacob called its name, The Oak of Mourning. 9 And God appeared to Jacob once more in Luza, when he came out of Mesopotamia of Syria, and God blessed him. 10 And God said to him, Thy name shall not be called Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name; and he called his name Israel.

ΕΙΠΕ δὲ ὁ Θεὸς πρὸς ᾿Ιακώβ· ἀναστὰς ἀνάβηθι εἰς τὸν τόπον Βαιθὴλ καὶ οἴκει ἐκεῖ καὶ ποίησον ἐκεῖ θυσιαστήριον τῷ Θεῷ τῷ ὀφθέντι σοι ἐν τῷ ἀποδιδράσκειν σε ἀπὸ προσώπου ῾Ησαῦ τοῦ ἀδελφοῦ σου. 2 εἶπε δὲ ᾿Ιακὼβ τῷ οἴκῳ αὐτοῦ καὶ πᾶσι τοῖς μετ᾿ αὐτοῦ· ἄρατε τοὺς θεοὺς τοὺς ἀλλοτρίους τοὺς μεθ᾿ ὑμῶν ἐκ μέσου ὑμῶν καὶ καθαρίσθητε καὶ ἀλλάξατε τὰς στολὰς ὑμῶν, 3 καὶ ἀναστάντες ἀναβῶμεν εἰς Βαιθὴλ καὶ ποιήσωμεν ἐκεῖ θυσιαστήριον τῷ Θεῷ τῷ ἐπακούσαντί μου ἐν ἡμέρᾳ θλίψεως, ὃς ἦν μετ᾿ ἐμοῦ καὶ διέσωσέ με ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ, ᾗ ἐπορεύθην. 4 καὶ ἔδωκαν τῷ ᾿Ιακὼβ τοὺς θεοὺς τοὺς ἀλλοτρίους, οἳ ἦσαν ἐν ταῖς χερσὶν αὐτῶν, καὶ τὰ ἐνώτια τὰ ἐν τοῖς ὠσὶν αὐτῶν, καὶ κατέκρυψεν αὐτὰ ᾿Ιακὼβ ὑπὸ τὴν τερέβινθον τὴν ἐν Σικίμοις καὶ ἀπώλεσαν αὐτὰ ἕως τῆς σήμερον ἡμέρας. 5 καὶ ἐξῇρεν ᾿Ισραὴλ ἐκ Σικίμων, καὶ ἐγένετο φόβος Θεοῦ ἐπὶ τὰς πόλεις τὰς κύκλῳ αὐτῶν, καὶ οὐ κατεδίωξαν ὀπίσω τῶν υἱῶν ᾿Ισραήλ. 6 ἦλθε δὲ ᾿Ιακὼβ εἰς Λουζά, ἥ ἐστιν ἐν γῇ Χαναάν, ἥ ἐστι Βαιθήλ, αὐτὸς καὶ πᾶς ὁ λαός, ὃς ἦν μετ᾿ αὐτοῦ. 7 καὶ ᾠκοδόμησεν ἐκεῖ θυσιαστήριον καὶ ἐκάλεσε τὸ ὄνομα τοῦ τόπου Βαιθήλ. ἐκεῖ γὰρ ἐφάνη αὐτῷ ὁ Θεὸς ἐν τῷ ἀποδιδράσκειν αὐτὸν ἀπὸ προσώπου ῾Ησαῦ τοῦ ἀδελφοῦ αὐτοῦ. 8 ἀπέθανε δὲ Δεβῶρα ἡ τροφὸς Ρεβέκκας καὶ ἐτάφη κατώτερον Βαιθὴλ ὑπὸ τὴν βάλανον, καὶ ἐκάλεσεν ᾿Ιακὼβ τὸ ὄνομα αὐτῆς Βάλανος πένθους. 9 ῎Ωφθη δὲ ὁ Θεὸς τῷ ᾿Ιακὼβ ἔτι ἐν Λουζᾷ, ὅτε παρεγένετο ἐκ Μεσοποταμίας τῆς Συρίας, καὶ εὐλόγησεν αὐτὸν ὁ Θεός. 10 καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ ὁ Θεός· τὸ ὄνομά σου οὐ κληθήσεται ἔτι ᾿Ιακώβ, ἀλλ᾿ ᾿Ισραὴλ ἔσται τὸ ὄνομά σου. καὶ ἐκάλεσε τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ ᾿Ισραήλ.

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