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 28:13
 28:14
28:13 Suddenly he saw God standing over him.

[God] said, 'I am God, Lord of Abraham your father, and Lord of Isaac. I will give to you and your descendants the land upon which you are lying.
Vehineh Adonay nitsav alav vayomar ani Adonay Elohey Avraham avicha ve'Elohey Yitschak ha'arets asher atah shochev aleyha lecha etnenah ulezar'echa.

28:14 Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth. You shall spread out to the west, to the east, to the north, and to the south. All the families on earth will be blessed through you and your descendants.
Vehayah zar'acha ka'afar ha'arets ufaratsta yamah vakedmah vetsafonah vanegbah venivrechu vecha kol-mishpechot ha'adamah uvezar'echa.



Commentary:

over him
  (Saadia). Or, 'near him' (cf. Exodus 18:13). Or, 'on top of it (the ladder)' (Bereshith Rabbah 69). See note on Deuteronomy 27:12.

dust of the earth
  See Genesis 13:16, 15:5, 22:17.

All the families...
  Genesis 12:3, 18:18, 22:18, 26:4.





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