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Genesis 12:8

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12:8 Then he moved from there to the hill country east of Bethel 1  and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the Lord and worshiped the Lord. 2 

Genesis 13:3

Context

13:3 And he journeyed from place to place 3  from the Negev as far as Bethel. 4  He returned 5  to the place where he had pitched his tent 6  at the beginning, between Bethel and Ai.

1 map For location see Map4 G4; Map5 C1; Map6 E3; Map7 D1; Map8 G3.

2 tn Heb “he called in the name of the Lord.” The expression refers to worshiping the Lord through prayer and sacrifice (see Gen 4:26; 13:4; 21:33; 26:25). See G. J. Wenham, Genesis (WBC), 1:116, 281.

3 tn Heb “on his journeys”; the verb and noun combination means to pick up the tents and move from camp to camp.

4 map For location see Map4 G4; Map5 C1; Map6 E3; Map7 D1; Map8 G3.

5 tn The words “he returned” are supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons.

6 tn Heb “where his tent had been.”



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