Genesis 35:16-21 NIV

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.a But his father named him Benjamin.b

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    • 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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      21 Israel moved on again and pitched his tent beyond Migdal Eder.

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