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Genesis 28:1-2 The Voice (VOICE)

28 Isaac called Jacob to him, blessed him again, and instructed him.

Isaac: You are not to marry one of the Canaanite women. Get up and pack your things, go to Paddan-aram to the house of Bethuel (your mother’s father), and find a wife there among Laban’s daughters. (Laban is your mother’s brother.)

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Genesis 28:1-2 New International Version (NIV)

28 So Isaac called for Jacob and blessed him. Then he commanded him: “Do not marry a Canaanite woman. Go at once to Paddan Aram,[a] to the house of your mother’s father Bethuel. Take a wife for yourself there, from among the daughters of Laban, your mother’s brother.


  1. Genesis 28:2 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia; also in verses 5, 6 and 7
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