So Jacob took a stone and set it up as a memorial pillar.
You must not erect a sacred pillar, 1 a thing the Lord your God detests.
Igal son of Nathan from Zobah, Bani the Gadite,
Jacob set up a marker 1 over her grave; it is 2 the Marker of Rachel’s Grave to this day.
Early 1 in the morning Jacob 2 took the stone he had placed near his head 3 and set it up as a sacred stone. 4 Then he poured oil on top of it.
Then this stone 1 that I have set up as a sacred stone will be the house of God, and I will surely 2 give you back a tenth of everything you give me.” 3
So Jacob set up a sacred stone pillar in the place where God spoke with him. 1 He poured out a drink offering on it, and then he poured oil on it. 2
For the Israelites 1 must live many days without a king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred fertility pillar, without ephod or idols.
Then I will surround my temple 1 to protect it like a guard 2 from anyone crossing back and forth; so no one will cross over against them anymore as an oppressor, for now I myself have seen it.
I am the God of Bethel, 1 where you anointed 2 the sacred stone and made a vow to me. 3 Now leave this land immediately 4 and return to your native land.’”
and Moses wrote down all the words of the Lord. Early in the morning he built 1 an altar at the foot 2 of the mountain and arranged 3 twelve standing stones 4 – according to the twelve tribes of Israel.