Genesis 29:32-35 NIV

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.”

References for Genesis 29:32

    • à 29:32 - "Reuben" sounds like the Hebrew for "he has seen my misery" ; the name means "see, a son" .
      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

      References for Genesis 29:33

        • á 29:33 - "Simeon" probably means "one who hears."
          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

          References for Genesis 29:34

            • â 29:34 - "Levi" sounds like and may be derived from the Hebrew for "attached."
              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.

              References for Genesis 29:35

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