They left Bethel, and when they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel went into hard labor.
During her difficult labor, the midwife said to her, "Don't be afraid. You have another son."
As her life faded away, just before she died, she named him Ben-oni,a but his father named him Benjamin.b19
Rachel died and was buried near the road to Ephrath, that is, Bethlehem.
Jacob set up a pillar on her grave. It's the pillar on Rachel's tomb that's still there today.
Israel continued his trip and pitched his tent farther on near the tower of Eder.