Genesis Chapter 35 Young's Literal Translation

Genesis 35:1

And God saith unto Jacob, `Rise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there, and make there an altar to God, who appeared unto thee in thy fleeing from the face of Esau thy brother.'

Genesis 35:2

And Jacob saith unto his household, and unto all who `are' with him, `Turn aside the gods of the stranger which `are' in your midst, and cleanse yourselves, and change your garments;

Genesis 35:3

and we rise, and go up to Bethel, and I make there an altar to God, who is answering me in the day of my distress, and is with me in the way that I have gone.'

Genesis 35:4

And they give unto Jacob all the gods of the stranger that `are' in their hand, and the rings that `are' in their ears, and Jacob hideth them under the oak which `is' by Shechem;

Genesis 35:5

and they journey, and the terror of God is on the cities which `are' round about them, and they have not pursued after the sons of Jacob.

Genesis 35:6

And Jacob cometh in to Luz which `is' in the land of Canaan (it `is' Bethel), he and all the people who `are' with him,

Genesis 35:7

and he buildeth there an altar, and proclaimeth at the place the God of Bethel: for there had God been revealed unto him, in his fleeing from the face of his brother.

Genesis 35:8

And Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, dieth, and she is buried at the lower part of Bethel, under the oak, and he calleth its name `Oak of weeping.'

Genesis 35:9

And God appeareth unto Jacob again, in his coming from Padan-Aram, and blesseth him;

Genesis 35:10

and God saith to him, `Thy name `is' Jacob: thy name is no more called Jacob, but Israel is thy name;' and He calleth his name Israel.

Genesis 35:11

And God saith to him, `I `am' God Almighty; be fruitful and multiply, a nation and an assembly of nations is from thee, and kings from thy loins go out;

Genesis 35:12

and the land which I have given to Abraham and to Isaac -- to thee I give it, yea to thy seed after thee I give the land.'

Genesis 35:13

And God goeth up from him, in the place where He hath spoken with him.

Genesis 35:14

And Jacob setteth up a standing pillar in the place where He hath spoken with him, a standing pillar of stone, and he poureth on it an oblation, and he poureth on it oil;

Genesis 35:15

and Jacob calleth the name of the place where God spake with him Bethel.

Genesis 35:16

And they journey from Bethel, and there is yet a kibrath of land before entering Ephratha, and Rachel beareth, and is sharply pained in her bearing;

Genesis 35:17

and it cometh to pass, in her being sharply pained in her bearing, that the midwife saith to her, `Fear not, for this also `is' a son for thee.'

Genesis 35:18

And it cometh to pass in the going out of her soul (for she died), that she calleth his name Ben-Oni; and his father called him Benjamin;

Genesis 35:19

and Rachel dieth, and is buried in the way to Ephratha, which `is' Bethlehem,

Genesis 35:20

and Jacob setteth up a standing pillar over her grave; which `is' the standing pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.

Genesis 35:21

And Israel journeyeth, and stretcheth out his tent beyond the tower of Edar;

Genesis 35:22

and it cometh to pass in Israel's dwelling in that land, that Reuben goeth, and lieth with Bilhah his father's concubine; and Israel heareth.

Genesis 35:23

And the sons of Jacob are twelve. Sons of Leah: Jacob's first-born Reuben, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun.

Genesis 35:24

Sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin.

Genesis 35:25

And sons of Bilhah, Rachel's maid-servant: Dan and Naphtali.

Genesis 35:26

And sons of Zilpah, Leah's maid-servant: Gad and Asher. These `are' sons of Jacob, who have been born to him in Padan-Aram.

Genesis 35:27

And Jacob cometh unto Isaac his father, at Mamre, the city of Arba (which `is' Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac have sojourned.

Genesis 35:28

And the days of Isaac are a hundred and eighty years,

Genesis 35:29

and Isaac expireth, and dieth, and is gathered unto his people, aged and satisfied with days; and bury him do Esau and Jacob his sons.