19 So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem(A)).

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12 Now David was the son of the Ephrathite(A) from Bethlehem of Judah named Jesse. Jesse had eight sons(B) and during Saul’s reign was already an old man.

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Penuel fathered Gedor, and Ezer fathered Hushah.

These were the sons of Hur, Ephrathah’s firstborn and the father of Bethlehem:

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Bethlehem Ephrathah,(A)
you are small among the clans of Judah;
one will come from you(B)
to be ruler over Israel for me.(C)
His origin[a] is from antiquity,(D)
from ancient times.

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Footnotes

  1. 5:2 Lit His going out

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