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Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me, Bible

“God Almighty.” The Hebrew is El Shaddai.

“appeared to me.” Here Jacob recalls the very first time God appeared to him when he was fleeing from his brother Esau and going to Haran. The record is Genesis 28:10-19, and Luz is mentioned in Gen. 28:19. Luz was the old name, Jacob named it Beth-el (or Bethel) “the house of God.”


Commentary for: Genesis 48:3