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Douay-Rheims Bible

Genesis 35:16–21

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16 And going forth from thence, he came in the spring time to the land which leadeth to Ephrata: wherein when Rachel was in travail,

17 By reason of her hard labour, she began to be in danger, and the midwife said to her: Fear not, for thou shalt have this son also.

18 And when her soul was departing for pain, and death was now at hand, she called the name of her son Benoni, that is, the son of my pain: but his father called him Benjamin, that is, the son of the right hand.

19 So Rachel died, and was buried in the highway that leadeth to Ephrata, this is Bethlehem.

20 And Jacob erected a pillar over her sepulchre: this is the pillar of Rachel’s monument, to this day.

21 Departing thence, he pitched his tent beyond the Flock tower.

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