New American Standard Bible
He called the name of that place Bethel; however, previously the name of the city had been Luz.
King James Bible
And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city was called Luz at the first.
Darby Bible Translation
And he called the name of that place Beth-el; but the name of that city was Luz at the first.
World English Bible
He called the name of that place Bethel, but the name of the city was Luz at the first.
Young's Literal Translation
and he calleth the name of that place Bethel, house of God, and yet, Luz is the name of the city at the first.
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He came to a certain place and spent the night there, because the sun had set; and he took one of the stones of the place and put it under his head, and lay down in that place.
I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a pillar, where you made a vow to Me; now arise, leave this land, and return to the land of your birth.'"
Then God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to Bethel and live there, and make an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau."
So Jacob came to Luz (that is, Bethel), which is in the land of Canaan, he and all the people who were with him.
Jacob set up a pillar in the place where He had spoken with him, a pillar of stone, and he poured out a drink offering on it; he also poured oil on it.
So Jacob named the place where God had spoken with him, Bethel.
Then Jacob said to Joseph, "God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me,
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