Arise, (A)get thee to (B)Padan Aram to the house of Bethuel thy mother’s father, and thence take thee a wife of the daughters of Laban thy mother’s brother.

And God all [a]sufficient bless thee, and make thee to increase, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude of people,

And give thee the blessing of Abraham, even to thee and to thy seed with thee, that thou mayest inherit the land (wherein thou art a [b]stranger,) which God gave unto Abraham.

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  1. Genesis 28:3 Or, almighty.
  2. Genesis 28:4 The godly fathers were put in mind continually, that they were but strangers in this world: to the intent they should lift up their eyes to the heavens where they should have a sure dwelling.

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