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{Genesis 28:18} And Jacob 3290 rose up early 7925 z8686 in the morning, 1242 and took 3947 z8799 x853 the stone 68 that x834 he had put 7760 z8804 [for] his pillows, 4763 and set it up 7760 z8799 x853 [for] a pillar, 4676 and poured 3332 z8799 oil 8081 upon x5921 the top x7218 of it. y7218
rose up:
"And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him." {Gen 22:3} + "I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments." {Psa 119:60} + "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do [it] with thy might; for [there is] no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest." {Ecc 9:10}
and took:
The practice of setting up stones as a memorial by travellers still exists in Persia, and other parts of the East.
set it:
"I [am] the God of Bethel, where thou anointedst the pillar, [and] where thou vowedst a vow unto me: now arise, get thee out from this land, and return unto the land of thy kindred." {Gen 31:13} + "And Jacob took a stone, and set it up [for] a pillar." {Gen 31:45} + "And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, [even] a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink offering thereon, and he poured oil thereon." {Gen 35:14} + "And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave: that [is] the pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day." {Gen 35:20} + "And Joshua wrote these words in the book of the law of God, and took a great stone, and set it up there under an oak, that [was] by the sanctuary of the LORD. ... And Joshua said unto all the people, Behold, this stone shall be a witness unto us; for it hath heard all the words of the LORD which he spake unto us: it shall be therefore a witness unto you, lest ye deny your God." {Jsh 24:26-27} + "Then Samuel took a stone, and set [it] between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebenezer, saying, Hitherto hath the LORD helped us." {1Sm 7:12} + "Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which [is] in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place." {2Sm 18:18} + "In that day shall there be an altar to the LORD in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar at the border thereof to the LORD." {Isa 19:19}
"And Moses took the anointing oil, and anointed the tabernacle and all that [was] therein, and sanctified them. ... And he poured of the anointing oil upon Aaron's head, and anointed him, to sanctify him." {Lev 8:10-12} + "And it came to pass on the day that Moses had fully set up the tabernacle, and had anointed it, and sanctified it, and all the instruments thereof, both the altar and all the vessels thereof, and had anointed them, and sanctified them;" {Num 7:1} - Cross Reference Bible Search

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