And the angels of God ascending and descending, do they not confirm that scripture, Hebrews 1:14? i. - I will not leave you until I have done what I have spoken. Carnal hearts are apt to think themselves as good as they should be, because in some one matter they are not so bad as they have been. 28 Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him, and [] charged him, and said to him: “You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan. 42:8) It also establishes the family connection (“God of your father Abraham and Isaac”) Isa. - So that I come back to my father's house. 3 Sa iyong pag-aasawa, pagpalain ka ng Makapangyarihang Diyos, at nawa'y magkaroon ka ng maraming anak upang ikaw … GENESIS 28:13-15. - So that I come back to my father's house. above it. And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set on the earth, and its head reaching to heaven; and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it. Genesis 28:15(HCSB) Verse Thoughts. We may therefore observe, that whenever God manifested himself to the fathers, he also spoke, lest a mute vision should have held them in suspense. Genesis 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;" "And behold, the Lord stood above it": Ordering, directing, and overruling all things in Providence, for the glory of his name and the good of his people. Genesis 28:22 Or household, and … Gen. 28:13; 12:7; 13:15,17; 15:7,8; 17:8; 26:3,4; Exod. 1 There was a famine in the land, besides # Gen. 12:10 the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. Doon ka pumili ng mapapangasawa sa mga pinsan mo, sa mga anak ng iyong Tiyo Laban. Q. Genesis 28:13 Translation & Meaning. (e) He felt the force of this promise only by faith: for all his life he was a stranger in this land. Gen. 28:13; 12:7; 13:15,17; 15:7,8; 17:8; 26:3,4; Exod. Spiritual Meaning of GENESIS 28:12-15 previous - next - text - summary - Genesis - BM Home - Full Page. 2. AC 3697. These are part of God's comments to Jacob at the occasion of his dream of a ladder reaching to heaven. Ordering, directing, and overruling all things in Providence, for the glory of his name and the good of his people; and may signify, as the ladder may be a figure of Christ, that Jehovah the Father, is above him, as man and Mediator, and makes himself known in and by him, and delivers out all his blessings and promises through him, both temporal and spiritual, and such as follow: and said, I am the Lord God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: their covenant God and Father in Christ, who had made promises unto them, and bestowed blessings upon them; and the same was and would continue to be the God of Jacob, which is strongly intimated: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed; meaning not that small pittance of land only on which his body then lay, and which it covered, but all the land of which it was a part, even the whole land of Canaan; hereby entailing it on him and his seed, and so explaining and confirming the blessing of his father Isaac; and by which it appears, that all that had been done was under a divine direction, and according to the will of God. Jacob is in Bethel at this time. Did not this ladder represent the constancy of the communication kept open between the Lord and his people? Genesis 29:5 "And he said unto them, Know ye Laban the son of Nahor? 6:4). 42:8) It also establishes the family connection (“God of your father Abraham and Isaac”) He had a hard bed and a cold pillow for weary bones to rest upon: but he had God's blessing and care over him, and then he could sleep in peace. 28:13 – The Lord stood above the ladder. The Lord— Jehovah; the second Divine Person, He who had always manifested himself to the Patriarchs. 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; The Lord stood ... That Jacob might be at no loss to know the purport of the vision, he heard the divine voice; and a direct address to himself, together with a renewal of the covenant with Abraham, and an assurance of personal protection, produced at once the most solemnizing and inspiriting effect on his mind. B. Genesis 2:4-25 is a specific theological expansion of Genesis 1:1-2:3. ", Genesis 28:13. 14 Your seed will be as the dust of the earth, and you will spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south. Often there is none of God’s Word in them because there is little of God’s Word in us. It depicts Jacob on a journey back to the "home country" to escape Esau's wrath. Jacob's vow: - If God will be with me. Genesis 28:13 Translation & Meaning. The phrase "face to face" in the Hebrew (פָּנִ֣ים אֶל־פָּנִ֔ים) uses the plural form of the word פָּנֶה (paneh; "face"). Behold the goodness of God, stooping so low as to style himself "the God of Abraham"; and Abraham again, "the friend of God. C. Genesis 1:31 crowns the beginning of our world with God's intention, "goodness"; 2:1-3 should go with chapter 1 because 1:1-2:3 which is a literary unit. Verses 12-15. - Give me bread and clothing. The Meaning of Face to Face. Thus, the ladder points to and provides access to the Lord; 28:13 – I am the Lord. A. Genesis 29:1 = If they were unloved by their husbands, as Leah was here, unloved by Jacob. Genesis 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;" "And behold, the Lord stood above it": Ordering, directing, and overruling all things in Providence, for the glory of his name and the good of his people. 2 And Jacob was told, “Look, your son Joseph is coming to you”; and Israel [] strengthened himself and sat up on the bed. - And keep me. Isaac and Abimelech. The top reaching to heaven, representing the divine nature of Christ; and the bottom resting on the earth, his human nature. The words, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed, might perhaps be read with as much propriety, to thee, EVEN to thy seed: see ch. Genesis 26. the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed; meaning not that small pittance of land only on which his body then lay, and which it covered, but all the land of which it was a part, even the whole land of Canaan; hereby entailing it on him and his seed, and so explaining and confirming the blessing of his father Isaac; and by which it appears, that all that had been done was under a … "Friend to Sir Philip Sidney," is engraven upon a nobleman’s (a) tomb in this kingdom, as one of his titles. 2 Pumunta ka sa Mesopotamia, sa bayan ng iyong Lolo Bethuel. And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and commanded him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a woman of the daughters of Canaan. God’s beginning with Jacob (Genesis 28) was like that. 2 Arise, go to Padan Aram, to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father; and take yourself a wife from there of the daughters of Laban your mother’s brother. What does this verse really mean? Jacob's vow: - If God will be with me. 1 Kaya tinawag ni Isaac si Jacob at matapos basbasan ay pinagbilinan, “Huwag kang mag-aasawa ng Cananea. 1 However, it would not necessarily be proper to translate it then "faces to faces," because the word is always found in the plural form in Hebrew. The Targum of Onkelos reads: “The glory of the Lord stood above.” It was a theophany that impressed Jacob with a fearful awe. Some interpreters of the Bible have linked this verse with Ezekiel 28:13 where the prophet describes someone as covered with precious stones in Eden and have argued that this figure is the snake in the Garden of Eden in Genesis 3. God's promise: a confirmation to him and his seed of the covenant made to Abraham; and moreover, an assurance of protection and provision wheresoever he went. If God will be with me, etc. The benediction given to Jacob was applied in after-times among the Jews by those who wished a numerous posterity to any one: "God bless you as he blessed Jacob, and make your offspring like to his.". AC 3658. His dream, his sacred vision, made up for all the inconveniences of his lodging: Angelic Hosts watched over him. - I will give to you. Genesis 28 New King James Version (NKJV) Jacob Sent to His Uncle Laban. Genesis 28:13-14 records yet another restatement of the promises. Is not this a beautiful type of the Lord Jesus? ... (cf. Whence also we prove that sacraments in the Papacy are frivolous, because no voice is heard in them which may edify the soul. iii. Genesis 28:13-17 New International Version (NIV). Genesis 26. We read that the land was given to his posterity; yet he himself was not only a stranger in it to the last, but was not permitted even to die there. Whence we infer, that under the pledge or earnest of the land, something better and more excellent was given, seeing that Abraham was a spiritual possessor of the land, and contented with the mere beholding of it, fixed his chief regard on heaven. There is, therefore, reason for preferring the personal allusion, either “beside him,” or “over (i.e. Bible commentary on the Book of Genesis, chapter 28, by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutics. Jacob is made to … A. Genesis 28:9 = Yes. i. The land on which you lie I... A. 2 Arise, go to Padan Aram, to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father; and take yourself a wife from there of the daughters of Laban your mother’s brother. He is on the way to his family's previous homeland in Mesopotamia, both to escape his enraged brother (Genesis 27:41) and to seek a wife (Genesis 28:1–2). 3. And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I. 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, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. What was one purpose God chose to make a woman fruitful bearing children? He married his cousin, Mahalath, who was Ishmael's daughter; his cousin. 13.I am the Lord God of Abraham. It is distinct from the vision of Genesis 28:12, which, on a great and impressive scale, taught the general lesson of the union between earth and heaven. And yet by His grace, God began to work in Jacob’s life. And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set on the earth, and its head reaching to heaven; and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it. About; FAQ; Bible lessons about Genesis 28:13. Behold a ladder.] “Laban the son of Nahor”: Genealogical fluidity in the use of “son,” meaning male descendant, occurred in Jacob’s inquiry after Laban, for he was actually Nahor’s grandson (22:20-23). 3 Now a the serpent was b more cunning than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. Spiritual Meaning of GENESIS 28:12-15 previous - next - text - summary - Genesis - BM Home - Full Page. The land whereon thou liest. Nothing can be conceived more majestic than this declaration, on the part of the Almighty; and to Jacob, nothing could be more consolatory … v The land on which you … And they said, We know [him]." Genesis 28:15 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Genesis 28:15, NIV: "I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land.I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.'" 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. Many of our prayers fall short because there is none of God’s Word within them. He also quoted God’s promises “I will surely treat you well” (remembering God words in Genesis 28:13-15). Some interpreters of the Bible have linked this verse with Ezekiel 28:13 where the prophet describes someone as covered with precious stones in Eden and have argued that this figure is the snake in the Garden of Eden in Genesis 3. But Esau thought, by pleasing his parents in one thing, to atone for other wrong doings. We, may observe, however, that the seed of Jacob is here placed in opposition to the other sons of Abraham, who, according to the flesh, traced their origin to him, but were cut off from the holy people: yet, from the time when the sons of Jacob entered the land of Canaan, they had the perpetual inheritance unto the coming of Christ, by whose advent the world was renewed. And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and commanded him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a woman of the daughters of Canaan. Jacob is in Bethel at this time. While asleep, Jacob is presented with a powerful, unusual dream. What does Genesis 28:13 mean? Thus they conclude that the identity of the shining one (the helel) in Isaiah 14:12 is the snake (the nachash) in Genesis 3. Found 4 results. And behold, I am with you, and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you (Genesis 28:13-15). 1 There was a famine in the land, besides # Gen. 12:10 the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. I am the Lord God of Abraham - Here God confirms to him the blessing of Abraham, for which Isaac had prayed, Genesis 28:3, Genesis 28:4. Jacob remembered what the Lord had said to him. 2 Then the Lord appeared to him and said: # Gen. 12:7; 17:1; 18:1; 35:9 “Do not go down to Egypt; live in # Gen. 12:1 the land of which I shall tell you. 26. Night approaching, he bethinks himself of a lodging. Genesis 28:13–14 ESV - And behold, the LORD… | Biblia. Genesis 28 Of course, the story of Jacob does not begin here. Genesis 28 New King James Version (NKJV) Jacob Sent to His Uncle Laban. 13 There above it [] stood the Lord, and he said: “I am the Lord, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. So the word of the LORD to them will be, “Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there,” That they may go and stumble backward, be broken, snared, and taken captive. The Lord Himself is using this … Genesis 28:14 Or will use your name and the name of your offspring in blessings (see 48:20) Genesis 28:19 Bethel means house of God. This vision has been the victim of many interpreters. It is not the angels, but the Divine faithfulness and promise, which mark "this place" (verses: Genesis 28:16, Genesis 28:17) and make it "the house of God". Genesis 29:5 "And he said unto them, Know ye Laban the son of Nahor? Note; If God be our guardian, no danger can come nigh us. - Jacob seems to make this vow rather for his posterity than for himself, as we may learn from Genesis 28:13-15; for he particularly refers to the promises which God had made to him, which concerned the multiplication of his offspring, and their establishment in that land. It was hard to say before whether a part was Abraham's life or Isaac's life. - Give me bread and clothing. Genesis 28:10-22 – Jacob’s Dream at Bethel Summary God encounters Jacob in a dream as he journeys out of the promised land and, for the first time, confirms that he is the chosen one to carry on the promise. 14 Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west and to the east, to the north and to the south. Nothing can be conceived more majestic than this declaration, on the part of the Almighty; and to Jacob, nothing could be more consolatory and refreshing. Are not all revelations of God to man, made through the medium of Jesus Christ? John Trapp Complete Commentary. Verses 12-15. What heartening encouraging for every child of God to be reminded so emphatically that the Lord is caring for us and watching over us no matter where we go or what we do and that He will be with us always and will certainly fulfil every promise and pledge that He has purposed towards us. Bible commentary on the Book of Genesis, chapter 28, by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutics. However, other suggested original meanings for the name include 'God strives', 'God rules', 'God heals', 'God preserves', 'the one made straight by God' and 'he saw God'. The meaning of the name Israel is apparently explained here as meaning 'he struggles with God'. 12. Jacob remembered what the Lord had said to him. These are part of God's comments to Jacob at the occasion of his dream of a ladder reaching to heaven. As He had said to Abraham (Genesis 13:15) and to Isaac (Genesis 26:3). 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