Genesis 35:17 NLT

17 After a very hard delivery, the midwife finally exclaimed, “Don’t be afraid—you have another son!”

Study tools for Genesis 35:17

  • a 35:10 - Jacob sounds like the Hebrew words for “heel” and “deceiver.” Israel means “God fights.”
  • b 35:21 - Hebrew Israel; also in 35:22a . The names “Jacob” and “Israel” are often interchanged throughout the Old Testament, referring sometimes to the individual patriarch and sometimes to the nation.