The Deaths Of Rachel And
16Then they moved on from Bethel.While they were still
some distance from Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth and had great difficulty.
17And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife said to her, “Don’t despair, for you have another
18As she breathed her last—for she was dying—she named her son Ben-Oni. But his father named him Benjamin.
19So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).
20Over her tomb Jacob set up a pillar, and to this day that pillar marks Rachel’s tomb.
21Israel moved on again and pitched his tent beyond Migdal
22While Israel was living in that region, Reuben went in and slept with his father’s concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard of it.
27Jacob came home to his father Isaac in Mamre, near Kiriath
Arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed.
28Isaac lived a hundred and eighty years.
29Then he breathed his last and died and was gathered to his people, old and full of years. And his sons Esau and Jacob
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He is the same yesterday, today and forever.
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He will never leave you nor forsake you.