When you are departed from me today, then you shall find two men by Rachel's sepulcher in the border of Benjamin at Zelzah; and they will say unto you, The donkeys which you went to seek are found: and, lo, your father has left the concern of the donkeys, and sorrows for you, saying, What shall I do for my son?
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George Leo Haydock
Rachel, near Bethlehem, Genesis xxxv. 16.
South. Septuagint or "mid-day. "Hebrew Tseltsach, is very obscure. Some take it for a proper name. (Calmet)
Protestants, "at Zelzah. "Others for some musical instrument, as if these travellers were "dancing "as the Septuagint insinuate, and playing on musical instruments, like the prophets, ver. 5. It does not appear how Saul would come near Bethlehem, in his journey from Ramatha to Gabaa, unless Ramatha lay more to the south than it is represented, which it could not do, being in the tribe of Ephraim; so that we might translate the Hebrew, "Thou wilt find two men of Zelzelach, a place near the tomb of Rachel, on the borders of Benjamin, and they"