Genesis 35:18

Overview - Genesis 35
God commands Jacob to go to Bethel.
He purges his house of idols.
He builds an altar at Bethel.
Deborah dies at Allon-bachuth.
God blesses Jacob at Bethel.
16 Rachel travails of Benjamin, and dies in the way to Edar.
22 Reuben lies with Bilhah.
23 The sons of Jacob.
27 Jacob comes to Isaac at Hebron.
28 The age, death, and burial of Isaac.
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Genesis 35:18  (King James Version)
And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin.

M. cir. 2275. B.C. cir. 1729. her soul.
30:1 1 Samuel 4:20 1 Samuel 4:21 ; Psalms 16:10 ; Exodus 12:7 ; Lamentations 2:12 ; Luke 12:20 ; 23:46
Acts 7:59

i.e., the son of my sorrow.
1 Chronicles 4:9

i.e., the son of my right hand.
Genesis 42:4 Genesis 42:38 43:14 44:27-31 Psalms 80:17
The Samaritan has {ben yamim,} "the son of days," i
e., of his old age, (ch. 44:20, ) which Jerome renders Benjamin, {id est, filius dextrae, Benjamin,} that is, "the son of the right hand."