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 "1 So he named him Israel.

References for Genesis 35:10

    • d 35:10 - "Jacob" means "he grasps the heel" (figuratively, "he deceives").
    • e 35:10 - "Israel" means "he struggles with God."
      11 And God said to him, "I am God Almightyc;2 be fruitful and increase in number.3 A nation4 and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will come from your body.5

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        • f 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.6"7

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          13 Then God went up from him8 at the place where he had talked with him.

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          14 Jacob set up a stone pillar9 at the place where God had talked with him, and he poured out a drink offering10 on it; he also poured oil on it.11

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          15 Jacob called the place where God had talked with him Bethel.d12

          References for Genesis 35:15

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

              The Deaths of Rachel and Isaac

              35:23-26pp -- 1Ch 2:1-2

              16 Then they moved on from Bethel. While they were still some distance from Ephrath,13 Rachel14 began to give birth and had great difficulty.

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              17 And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife15 said to her, "Don't be afraid, for you have another son."16

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              18 As she breathed her last--for she was dying--she named her son Ben-Oni.e17 But his father named him Benjamin.f18

              References for Genesis 35:18

                • h 35:18 - "Ben-Oni" means "son of my trouble."
                • i 35:18 - "Benjamin" means "son of my right hand."
                  19 So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath19 (that is, Bethlehem20).

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                  20 Over her tomb Jacob set up a pillar, and to this day21 that pillar marks Rachel's tomb.22

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