Ge:28:10: And Jacob went out from Beer-sheba, and went toward Haran.
Ge:28:11: And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.
Ge:28:12: And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.
Ge:28:13: And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed;
Ge:28:14: And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
Ge:28:15: And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.
Ge:28:16: And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew it not.
Ge:28:17: And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.
Ge:28:18: 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.
Ge:28:19: And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city was called Luz at the first.
Ge:28:20: And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,
Ge:28:21: So that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall the LORD be my God:
Ge:28:22: And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
Ge:29:1: Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.
Ge:29:2: And he looked, and behold a well in the field, and, lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks: and a great stone was upon the well's mouth.
Ge:29:3: And thither were all the flocks gathered: and they rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the sheep, and put the stone again upon the well's mouth in his place.
Ge:29:4: And Jacob said unto them, My brethren, whence be ye? And they said, Of Haran are we.
Ge:29:5: And he said unto them, Know ye Laban the son of Nahor? And they said, We know him.
Ge:29:6: And he said unto them, Is he well? And they said, He is well: and, behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep.
Ge:29:7: And he said, Lo, it is yet high day, neither is it time that the cattle should be gathered together: water ye the sheep, and go and feed them.
Ge:29:8: And they said, We cannot, until all the flocks be gathered together, and till they roll the stone from the well's mouth; then we water the sheep.
Ge:29:9: And while he yet spake with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep: for she kept them.
Ge:29:10: And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother's brother, that Jacob went near, and rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother's brother.
Ge:29:11: And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept.
Ge:29:12: And Jacob told Rachel that he was her father's brother, and that he was Rebekah's son: and she ran and told her father.
Ge:29:13: And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob his sister's son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these things.
Ge:29:14: And Laban said to him, Surely thou art my bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the space of a month.
Ge:29:15: And Laban said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? tell me, what shall thy wages be?
Ge:29:16: And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
Ge:29:17: Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.