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Genesis 35:15-17 New King James Version (NKJV)

15 And Jacob called the name of the place where God spoke with him, Bethel.

Death of Rachel

16 Then they journeyed from Bethel. And when there was but a little distance to go to Ephrath, Rachel labored in childbirth, and she had hard labor. 17 Now it came to pass, when she was in hard labor, that the midwife said to her, “Do not fear; you will have this son also.”

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Genesis 35:15-17 New International Version (NIV)

15 Jacob called the place where God had talked with him Bethel.[a]

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. 17 And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife said to her, “Don’t despair, for you have another son.”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 35:15 Bethel means house of God.
New International Version (NIV)

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