Genesis 28:18
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New International Version
Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had placed under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on top of it.

New Living Translation
The next morning Jacob got up very early. He took the stone he had rested his head against, and he set it upright as a memorial pillar. Then he poured olive oil over it.

English Standard Version
So early in the morning Jacob took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up for a pillar and poured oil on the top of it.

New American Standard Bible
So Jacob rose early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on its top.

King James Bible
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Early in the morning Jacob took the stone that was near his head and set it up as a marker. He poured oil on top of it

International Standard Version
When Jacob got up early the next morning, he took the stone that he had used for his pillow, set it up as a pillar, drenched it with oil,

NET Bible
Early in the morning Jacob took the stone he had placed near his head and set it up as a sacred stone. Then he poured oil on top of it.

New Heart English Bible
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head, and set it up as a pillar, and poured oil on top of it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had put under his head. He set it up as a marker and poured olive oil on top of it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.

New American Standard 1977
So Jacob rose early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up as a pillar, and poured oil on its top.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Jacob rose up early in the morning and took the stone that he had put for his pillows and set it up for a pillar and poured oil upon the top of it.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.

American King James Version
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil on the top of it.

American Standard Version
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jacob, arising in the morning, took the stone, which he had laid under his head, and set it up for a title, pouring oil upon the top of it.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob rose early in the morning, and took the stone that he had made his pillow, and set it up [for] a pillar, and poured oil on the top of it.

English Revised Version
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jacob rose early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil on the top of it.

World English Bible
Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil on its top.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob riseth early in the morning, and taketh the stone which he hath made his pillows, and maketh it a standing pillar, and poureth oil upon its top,
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
The Stone of Bethel
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." 18So Jacob rose early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on its top. 19He called the name of that place Bethel; however, previously the name of the city had been Luz.…
Cross References
Genesis 28:11
He came to a certain place and spent the night there, because the sun had set; and he took one of the stones of the place and put it under his head, and lay down in that place.

Genesis 31:13
I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a pillar, where you made a vow to Me; now arise, leave this land, and return to the land of your birth.'"

Genesis 31:45
Then Jacob took a stone and set it up as a pillar.

Genesis 35:14
Jacob set up a pillar in the place where He had spoken with him, a pillar of stone, and he poured out a drink offering on it; he also poured oil on it.

Joshua 4:9
Then Joshua set up twelve stones in the middle of the Jordan at the place where the feet of the priests who carried the ark of the covenant were standing, and they are there to this day.

Isaiah 19:19
In that day there will be an altar to the LORD in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar to the LORD near its border.
Treasury of Scripture

And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil on the top of it.

rose up.

Genesis 22:3 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his donkey, …

Psalm 119:60 I made haste, and delayed not to keep your commandments.

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there …

and took. The practice of setting up stones as a memorial by travellers still exists in Persia, and other parts of the East.

set it.

Genesis 31:13,45 I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed the pillar, and where …

Genesis 35:14,20 And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, …

Joshua 24:26,27 And Joshua wrote these words in the book of the law of God, and took …

1 Samuel 7:12 Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and …

2 Samuel 18:18 Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a …

Isaiah 19:19 In that day shall there be an altar to the LORD in the middle of …

poured.

Leviticus 8:10-12 And Moses took the anointing oil, and anointed the tabernacle and …

Numbers 7:1 And it came to pass on the day that Moses had fully set up the tabernacle, …

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