Genesis 35:16-21 CEB

Benjamin’s birth and Rachel’s death

16 They left Bethel, and when they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel went into hard labor.

References for Genesis 35:16

      17 During her difficult labor, the midwife said to her, "Don't be afraid. You have another son."
      18 As her life faded away, just before she died, she named him Ben-oni,a but his father named him Benjamin.b

      References for Genesis 35:18

        • â 35:18 - Or <i>my suffering son</i>
        • ã 35:18 - Or <i>right-hand son </i>or <i>strong son</i>
          19 Rachel died and was buried near the road to Ephrath, that is, Bethlehem.
          20 Jacob set up a pillar on her grave. It's the pillar on Rachel's tomb that's still there today.
          21 Israel continued his trip and pitched his tent farther on near the tower of Eder.