35:15 Jacob named the place 4 where God spoke with him Bethel. 5
1 tn Heb “arise, go up.” The first imperative gives the command a sense of urgency.
4 sn Called the name of the place. In view of the previous naming of Bethel in Gen 28:19, here Jacob was confirming or affirming the name through an official ritual marking the fulfillment of the vow. This place now did become Bethel, the house of God.
5 tn The name Bethel means “house of God” in Hebrew.