New Living Translation
Jacob set up a stone monument over Rachel's grave, and it can be seen there to this day.
King James Bible
And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave: that is the pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob erected a pillar upon her grave: that is the pillar of Rachel's grave to this day.
World English Bible
Jacob set up a pillar on her grave. The same is the Pillar of Rachel's grave to this day.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jacob setteth up a standing pillar over her grave; which is the standing pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
35:20 And Jacob set up a pillar upon her grave - So that it was known long after to be Rachel's sepulchre, 1Sam 10:2, and Providence so ordered it, that this place afterwards fell in the lot of Benjamin. Jacob set up a pillar in remembrance of his joys Ge 35:14, and here he set up one in remembrance of his sorrows; for as it may be of use to ourselves to keep both in mind, so it may be of use to others to transmit the memorials of both.
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Gen. xxxi. 11
"Long ago, as I was returning from Paddan-aram, Rachel died in the land of Canaan. We were still on the way, some distance from Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem). So with great sorrow I buried her there beside the road to Ephrath."
1 Samuel 10:2
When you leave me today, you will see two men beside Rachel's tomb at Zelzah, on the border of Benjamin. They will tell you that the donkeys have been found and that your father has stopped worrying about them and is now worried about you. He is asking, 'Have you seen my son?'
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