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Genesis 28:13 And behold, the LORD stood above it and said, "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie, I will give it to you and to your descendants.

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      13. The Lord stood above it, and said--That Jacob might be at no loss to know the purport of the vision, he heard the divine voice; and the announcement of His name, together with a renewal of the covenant, and an assurance of personal protection, produced at once the most solemnizing and inspiriting effect on his mind.

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Brief Summary: Isaac forbids Jacob to marry a Canaanite, Isaac blesses Jacob and his seed with the blessings of Abraham, Esau marries a daughter of Ishmael, Jacob has a vision of a ladder reaching up to heaven with angels ascending and descending, the Lord promises Jacob that his seed will be as the dust of the earth in number, He also promises Jacob that in his seed all the nations of the world will be blessed, Jacob makes a vow to pay tithes to the Lord.

Outline
1 Isaac blesses Jacob and sends him to Padan-aram
6 Esau marries the daughter of Ishmael
10 The vision of Jacob's ladder
18 The stone of Bethel
20 Jacob's vow

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Vow
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Creation
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The Flood
The Tower of Babel
Abraham the First Hebrew
Isaac, Son of Promise
Jacob and the 12 Tribes
Joseph and Egypt