So Israel set out with all that he had, and when he came to Beersheba, he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.
Cross ReferencesActs 7:15
So Jacob went down to Egypt, where he and our fathers died.
So that place was called Beersheba, because it was there that the two of them swore an oath.
and that night the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your descendants for the sake of My servant Abraham."
Meanwhile Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Haran.
And there at the top the LORD was standing and saying, "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. I will give you and your descendants the land on which you now lie.
If the God of my father, the God of Abraham and the One Feared by Isaac, had not been with me, surely by now you would have sent me away empty-handed. But God has seen my affliction and the toil of my hands, and last night He rendered judgment."
Then Israel declared, "I am convinced! My son Joseph is still alive! I will go to see him before I die."
The high places of Isaac will be deserted, and the sanctuaries of Israel will be laid waste; and I will rise up against the house of Jeroboam with My sword."
Chapter Outline1. Jacob is comforted by God at Beersheba.
5. Thence he with his company goes into Egypt.
8. The number of his family that went into Egypt.
28. Joseph meets Jacob.
31. He instructs his brothers how to answer Pharaoh.
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