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 yet there was but a little way to come unto Ephrath: and I buried her there in the way of Ephrath; the same is Bethlehem.
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 Bethlehemjudah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.
1 Chronicles 2:19
And when Azubah was dead, Caleb took unto him Ephrath, who bore him Hur.
Psalm 132:6
Lo, we heard of it at Ephrathah: we found it in the fields of the woods.
Micah 5:2
But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of you shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
Matthew 2:1
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,

Hard labour

Genesis 3:16
Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception; in sorrow you shall bring forth children; and your desire shall be to your husband, and he shall rule over you.
1 Timothy 2:15
Yet she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and love and holiness with propriety.

General references

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