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Genesis 35:17 NIV

17 And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife said to her, “Don’t despair, for you have another son.”

References for Genesis 35:17

Study tools for Genesis 35:17

  • a 35:7 - "El Bethel" means "God of Bethel."
  • b 35:8 - "Allon Bakuth" means "oak of weeping."
  • c 35:9 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia; also in verse 26
  • d 35:10 - "Jacob" means "he grasps the heel" , a Hebrew idiom for "he deceives" .
  • e 35:10 - "Israel" probably means "he struggles with God."
  • f 35:11 - Hebrew "El-Shaddai"
  • g 35:15 - "Bethel" means "house of God."
  • h 35:18 - "Ben-Oni" means "son of my trouble."
  • i 35:18 - "Benjamin" means "son of my right hand."