Genesis 28:13

And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac: the land on which you lie, to you will I give it, and to your descendants;
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Thy father, or grandfather. God joins the dead with the living, to show that all live to him, and that the soul is immortal. (Haydock)

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Notice here, I ask you, the extraordinary care of the loving God. When he saw [Jacob] consenting to the journey in accordance with his mother’s advice, which came out of fear of his brother, and taking to the road like some athlete, with no support from any source, leaving everything instead to help from on high, Christ wanted at the very beginning of the journey to strengthen Jacob’s resolve. And so he appeared to him with the words “I am the God of Abraham and the God of your father Isaac.” I have caused the patriarch and your father to experience a great increase in prosperity; so, far from being afraid, believe that I am he who fulfilled my promises and will shower on you my care.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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