Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.
From there he moved on to the hill country east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. He built an altar to Yahweh there, and he called on the name of Yahweh.
Then Noah built an altar to the Lord. He took some of every kind of clean animal and every kind of clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
to the site where he had built the altar. And Abram called on the name of Yahweh there.
So he built an altar there,
called on the name of Yahweh, and pitched his tent there. Isaac’s slaves also dug a well there.
And he set up an altar there and called it “God, the God of Israel.”
These all died in faith without having received the promises, but they saw them from a distance,
greeted them, and confessed that they were foreigners and temporary residents on the earth.
for I will give you and your offspring forever all the land that you see.
God appeared to Jacob again after he returned from Paddan-aram, and He blessed him.
“The land is to be divided among them as an inheritance based on the number of names.
So the Lord gave Israel all the land He had sworn to give their fathers, and they took possession of it and settled there.
On that day there will be an altar to the Lord in the center of the land of Egypt and a pillar to the Lord near her border.