Genesis 28:16
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New International Version
When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he thought, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I was not aware of it."

New Living Translation
Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I wasn't even aware of it!"

English Standard Version
Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, “Surely the LORD is in this place, and I did not know it.”

New American Standard Bible
Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I did not know it."

King James Bible
And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew it not.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he said, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I did not know it."

International Standard Version
Then Jacob woke up during the night and told himself, "Surely, the LORD is in this place and I never knew it!"

NET Bible
Then Jacob woke up and thought, "Surely the LORD is in this place, but I did not realize it!"

New Heart English Bible
Jacob awakened out of his sleep, and he said, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I did not know it."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Jacob woke up from his sleep and exclaimed, "Certainly, the LORD is in this place, and I didn't know it!"

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said: 'Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew it not.'

New American Standard 1977
Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, “Surely the LORD is in this place, and I did not know it.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Jacob awakened out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place, and I knew it not.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew it not.

American King James Version
And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew it not.

American Standard Version
And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely Jehovah is in this place. And I knew it not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when Jacob awaked out of sleep, he said: Indeed the Lord is in this place, and I knew it not.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob awoke from his sleep, and said, Surely Jehovah is in this place, and I knew [it] not.

English Revised Version
And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew it not.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew it not.

World English Bible
Jacob awakened out of his sleep, and he said, "Surely Yahweh is in this place, and I didn't know it."

Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob awaketh out of his sleep, and saith, 'Surely Jehovah is in this place, and I knew not;'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
28:16-19 God manifested himself and his favour, to Jacob, when he was asleep. The Spirit, like the wind, blows when and where it listeth, and God's grace, like the dew, tarrieth not for the sons of men. Jacob sought to improve the visit God had made him. Wherever we are, in the city or in the desert, in the house or in the field, in the shop or in the street, we may keep up our intercourse with Heaven, if it is not our own fault. But the more we see of God, the more cause we see for holy trembling before him.
Study Bible
Jacob's Ladder
15"Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you." 16Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I did not know it." 17He was afraid and said, "How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven."…
Cross References
Exodus 3:4
When the LORD saw that he turned aside to look, God called to him from the midst of the bush and said, "Moses, Moses!" And he said, "Here I am."

Joshua 5:13
Now it came about when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man was standing opposite him with his sword drawn in his hand, and Joshua went to him and said to him, "Are you for us or for our adversaries?"

1 Kings 3:15
Then Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and offered burnt offerings and made peace offerings, and made a feast for all his servants.

Psalm 139:7
Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence?

Jeremiah 31:26
At this I awoke and looked, and my sleep was pleasant to me.
Treasury of Scripture

And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew it not.

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Job 9:11 See, he goes by me, and I see him not: he passes on also, but I perceive …

Job 33:14 For God speaks once, yes twice, yet man perceives it not.

Psalm 68:35 O God, you are terrible out of your holy places: the God of Israel …

Isaiah 8:13 Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and …

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