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Genesis 30:1

Overview - Genesis 30
Rachel, in grief for her barrenness, gives Bilhah her maid unto Jacob.
Bilhah bears Dan and Naphtali.
Leah gives Zilpah her maid, who bears Gad and Asher.
14 Reuben finds mandrakes, with which Leah buys her husband's company of Rachel.
17 Leah bears Issachar, Zebulun, and Dinah.
22 Rachel bears Joseph.
25 Jacob desires to depart.
27 Laban detains him on a new agreement.
37 Jacob's policy, whereby he becomes rich.
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Genesis 30:1  (King James Version)
And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.
 


when Rachel
29:31

Rachel envied
Envy and jealousy are most tormenting passions to the breast which harbours them, vexatious to all around, and introductory to much impatience and ungodliness. "Who is able to stand before envy?"
37:11 1 Samuel 1:4-8 ; Psalms 106:16 ; Proverbs 14:30 ; Ecclesiastes 4:4 ; 1 Corinthians 3:3 ; Galatians 5:21
Titus 3:3 ; James 3:14 ; 4:5

or else I die
35:16-19 37:11 Numbers 11:15 Numbers 11:29 ; 1 Kings 19:4 ; Job 3:1-3 Job 3:11 Job 3:20-22 ; 5:2
Job 13:19 ; Jeremiah 20:14-18 ; John 4:3 John 4:8 ; 2 Corinthians 7:10
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