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God appears at Bethel
God appeared to Jacob, blessed him, and changed his name to Israel. Jacob set up a pillar as a memorial.
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Key passages
Ge 35:9–15

And God appeared to Jacob again when he came from Paddan-Aram, and he blessed him. And God said to him, “Your name is Jacob. Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel shall be your name.” Then his name was called Israel. And God said to him, “I am El-Shaddai. Be fruitful and multiply. …

See also
Ge 48:3–4;
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