When did Jacob rename Luz to Bethel?
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This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


Before visiting the land of Padanaram

Genesis 28:18-19 View context

And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put [for] his pillows, and set it up [for] a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.

And he called the name of that place Beth-el: but the name of that city [was called] Luz at the first.

After visiting the land of Padanaram

Genesis 33:18 View context

And Jacob came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, which [is] in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padan-aram; and pitched his tent before the city.

Genesis 35:6-7 View context

So Jacob came to Luz, which [is] in the land of Canaan, that [is], Beth-el, he and all the people that [were] with him.

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

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