Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labour.

A little way to come

Bible References

A little way to come

2 Kings 5:19
And he said unto him, Go in peace. So he departed from him a little way.

Ephrath

Genesis 48:7
And as for me, when I came from Paddan, Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan in the way, when there was still some distance to come unto Ephrath: and I buried her there in the way to Ephrath (the same is Beth-lehem).
Ruth 1:2
And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem-judah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.
1 Chronicles 2:19
And Azubah died, and Caleb took unto him Ephrath, who bare him Hur.
Psalm 132:6
Lo, we heard of it in Ephrathah: We found it in the field of the wood.
Micah 5:2
But thou, Beth-lehem Ephrathah, which art little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee shall one come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.
Matthew 2:1
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, Wise-men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying,

Hard labour

Genesis 3:16
Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy pain and thy conception; in pain thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.
1 Timothy 2:15
but she shall be saved through her child-bearing, if they continue in faith and love and sanctification with sobriety.

General references

Genesis 35:24
the sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin;
Genesis 44:27
And thy servant my father said unto us, Ye know that my wife bare me two sons:
Numbers 1:36
Of the children of Benjamin, their generations, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;