Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And he built there an altar, and called the place Elbethel: because there God appeared unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother.

Bible References

Built

Genesis 35:1
Then said God unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there, - and make there an altar, to the GOD who appeared unto thee, when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.
Ecclesiastes 5:4
When thou vowest a vow unto God, do not defer to pay it, for there is no pleasure in dullards, - what thou vowest, pay!

El-beth-el

Genesis 28:13
and lo! Yahweh, standing by him, - and he said, I, am Yahweh, God of Abraham thy father and God of Isaac, - The land whereon, thou, art lying, to thee, will I give it and to thy seed;
Exodus 17:15
And Moses built an altar, - and called the name thereof, Yahweh-nissi.
Judges 6:24
So Gideon built there an altar unto Yahweh, and called it, Yahweh-shalom. Unto this day, it remaineth, in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
Ezekiel 48:35
Round about, eighteen thousand. And the name of the city, from the day of Yahweh shall continue to be the name thereof.