Genesis 35:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1129 [e]וַיִּ֤בֶן
way-yi-ḇen
And he builtConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8033 [e]שָׁם֙
šām
thereAdv
4196 [e]מִזְבֵּ֔חַ
miz-bê-aḥ,
an altarN-ms
7121 [e]וַיִּקְרָא֙
way-yiq-rā
and calledConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4725 [e]לַמָּק֔וֹם
lam-mā-qō-wm,
the placePrep-l, Art | N-ms
410 [e]אֵ֖ל
’êl
ElN-msc
  בֵּֽית־
bêṯ-
-Prep
1008 [e]אֵ֑ל
’êl;
BethelN-proper-fs
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
becauseConj
8033 [e]שָׁ֗ם
šām,
thereAdv
1540 [e]נִגְל֤וּ
niḡ-lū
appearedV-Nifal-Perf-3cp
413 [e]אֵלָיו֙
’ê-lāw
to himPrep | 3ms
430 [e]הָֽאֱלֹהִ֔ים
hā-’ĕ-lō-hîm,
GodArt | N-mp
1272 [e]בְּבָרְח֖וֹ
bə-ḇā-rə-ḥōw
when he fledPrep-b | V-Qal-Inf | 3ms
6440 [e]מִפְּנֵ֥י
mip-pə-nê
from the facePrep-m | N-cpc
251 [e]אָחִֽיו׃
’ā-ḥîw.
of his brotherN-msc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 35:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּ֤בֶן שָׁם֙ מִזְבֵּ֔חַ וַיִּקְרָא֙ לַמָּקֹ֔ום אֵ֖ל בֵּֽית־אֵ֑ל כִּ֣י שָׁ֗ם נִגְל֤וּ אֵלָיו֙ הָֽאֱלֹהִ֔ים בְּבָרְחֹ֖ו מִפְּנֵ֥י אָחִֽיו׃

בראשית 35:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויבן שם מזבח ויקרא למקום אל בית־אל כי שם נגלו אליו האלהים בברחו מפני אחיו׃

בראשית 35:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויבן שם מזבח ויקרא למקום אל בית־אל כי שם נגלו אליו האלהים בברחו מפני אחיו׃

בראשית 35:7 Hebrew Bible
ויבן שם מזבח ויקרא למקום אל בית אל כי שם נגלו אליו האלהים בברחו מפני אחיו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He built an altar there, and called the place El-bethel, because there God had revealed Himself to him when he fled from his brother.

King James Bible
And he built there an altar, and called the place Elbethel: because there God appeared unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jacob built an altar there and called the place God of Bethel because it was there that God had revealed Himself to him when he was fleeing from his brother.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

built.

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El-beth-el. i.e., the god of Beth-el.

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Exodus 17:15 And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovahnissi:

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