Isaac blesseth Jacob, and sendeth him to Padan-aram.
Genesis 28:1 Than Isaac called Iacob his sonne and blessed him ad charged him and sayde vnto him: se thou take not a wife of the doughters of Canaan Genesis 28:2 but aryse ad gett the to Mesopotamia to the house of Bethuel thy mothers father: and there take the a wife of the doughters of Laban thi mothers brother. Genesis 28:3 And God allmightie blesse the increase the and multiplie the that thou mayst be a nombre of people Genesis 28:4 and geue the the blessynge of Abraham: both to the and to thy seed with the that thou mayst possesse the lade (wherein thou art a strangere) which God gaue vnto Abraham. Genesis 28:5 Thus Isaac sent forth Iacob to goo to Mesopotamia vnto Laban sonne of Bethuel the Sirien and brother to Rebecca Iacobs and Esaus mother.
Esau marrieth Mahalath the daughter of Ismael.
Genesis 28:6 When Esau sawe that Isaac had blessed Iacob and sent him to Mesopotamia to fett him a wife thence and that as he blessed him he gaue him a charge saynge: se thou take not a wife of the doughters of Canaan: Genesis 28:7 and that Iacob had obeyed his father and mother and was gone vnto Mesopotamia: Genesis 28:8 and seynge also that the doughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father: Genesis 28:9 Then went he vnto Ismael and toke vnto the wiues which he had Mahala the doughter of Ismael Abrahams sonne the sister of Nabaioth to be his wife.
The vision of Jacob's ladder.
Genesis 28:10 Iacob departed from Berseba and went toward Haran Genesis 28:11 and came vnto a place and taried there all nyghte because the sonne was downe. And toke a stone of the place and put it vnder his heade and layde him downe in the same place to slepe. Genesis 28:12 And he dreamed: and beholde there stode a ladder apon the erth and the topp of it reached vpp to heaue. And se the angells of God went vp and downe apon it Genesis 28:13 yee ad the LORde stode apon it and sayde. I am the LORde God of Abraham thi father and the God of Isaac: The londe which thou slepest apon will I geue the and thy seed. Genesis 28:14 And thy seed shalbe as the dust of the erth: And thou shalt spreade abrode: west east north and south. And thorow the and thy seed shall all the kynreddes of the erth be blessed. Genesis 28:15 And se I am with the and wylbe thy keper in all places whother thou goost and wyll brynge ye agayne in to this lande: Nether will I leaue the vntill I haue made good all that I haue promysed the.
Genesis 28:16 When Iacob was awaked out of his slepe he sayde: surely the LORde is in this place ad I was not aware. Genesis 28:17 And he was afrayde and sayde how fearfull is this place? it is none other but euen the house of God and the gate of heaue.
The stone of Beth-el.
Genesis 28:18 And Iacob stode vp early in the mornynge and toke the stone that he had layde vnder his heade and pitched it vp an ende and poured oyle on the topp of it. Genesis 28:19 And he called the name of the place Bethell for in dede the name of the citie was called Lus before tyme.
Genesis 28:20 And Iacob vowed a vowe saynge: Yf God will be with me and wyll kepe me in this iourney which I goo and will geue me bread to eate and cloothes to put on Genesis 28:21 so that I come agayne vnto my fathers house in saftie: then shall the LORde be my God Genesis 28:22 and this stone which I haue sett vp an ende shalbe godes house And of all that thou shalt geue me will I geue the tenth vnto the.