- "So Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beer-sheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. "
- "And God spoke to Israel in visions of the night, and said, ""Jacob, Jacob."" And he said, ""Here am I."" "
- "Then he said, ""I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid to go down to Egypt; for I will there make of you a great nation. "