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May God Almighty[a] bless you and make you fruitful and numerous, that you may become a company of peoples. May he give to you the blessing of Abraham, to you and to your offspring with you, so that you may take possession of the land where you now live as an alien—land that God gave to Abraham.’ Thus Isaac sent Jacob away; and he went to Paddan-aram, to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob’s and Esau’s mother.

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  1. Genesis 28:3 Traditional rendering of Heb El Shaddai

May God Almighty[a](A) bless(B) you and make you fruitful(C) and increase your numbers(D) until you become a community of peoples. May he give you and your descendants the blessing given to Abraham,(E) so that you may take possession of the land(F) where you now reside as a foreigner,(G) the land God gave to Abraham.” Then Isaac sent Jacob on his way,(H) and he went to Paddan Aram,(I) to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean,(J) the brother of Rebekah,(K) who was the mother of Jacob and Esau.

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  1. Genesis 28:3 Hebrew El-Shaddai

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