Jacob’s Children

31 When the LORD saw that Leah was not loved, he enabled her to conceive, but Rachel remained childless.
32 Leah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Reuben,a for she said, “It is because the LORD has seen my misery. Surely my husband will love me now.”

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33 She conceived again, and when she gave birth to a son she said, “Because the LORD heard that I am not loved, he gave me this one too.” So she named him Simeon.b

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34 Again she conceived, and when she gave birth to a son she said, “Now at last my husband will become attached to me, because I have borne him three sons.” So he was named Levi.c

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35 She conceived again, and when she gave birth to a son she said, “This time I will praise the LORD.” So she named him Judah.d Then she stopped having children.

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    • ã 29:35 - "Judah" sounds like and may be derived from the Hebrew for "praise."