Genesis 35:10-20 NIV

10 God said to him, “Your name is Jacob,a but you will no longer be called Jacob; your name will be Israel.b ” So he named him Israel.

References for Genesis 35:10

    • ā 35:10 - "Jacob" means "he grasps the heel" , a Hebrew idiom for "he deceives" .
    • Ă 35:10 - "Israel" probably means "he struggles with God."
      11 And God said to him, “I am God Almightyc ; be fruitful and increase in number. A nation and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will be among your descendants.

      References for Genesis 35:11

        • ă 35:11 - Hebrew "El-Shaddai"
          12 The land I gave to Abraham and Isaac I also give to you, and I will give this land to your descendants after you.”

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          13 Then God went up from him at the place where he had talked with him.

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          14 Jacob set up a stone pillar at the place where God had talked with him, and he poured out a drink offering on it; he also poured oil on it.

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          15 Jacob called the place where God had talked with him Bethel.d

          References for Genesis 35:15

            • Ą 35:15 - "Bethel" means "house of God."

              The Deaths of Rachel and Isaac

              16 Then they moved on from Bethel. While they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth and had great difficulty.

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

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              18 As she breathed her last—for she was dying—she named her son Ben-Oni.e But his father named him Benjamin.f

              References for Genesis 35:18

                • ą 35:18 - "Ben-Oni" means "son of my trouble."
                • Ć 35:18 - "Benjamin" means "son of my right hand."
                  19 So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).

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                  20 Over her tomb Jacob set up a pillar, and to this day that pillar marks Rachel’s tomb.

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