Genesis 30:21-31 NIV

21 Some time later she gave birth to a daughter and named her Dinah.1

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22 Then God remembered Rachel;2 he listened to her3 and opened her womb.4

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23 She became pregnant and gave birth to a son5 and said, "God has taken away my disgrace."6

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24 She named him Joseph,a7 and said, "May the LORD add to me another son."8

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    • h 30:24 - "Joseph" means "may he add."

      Jacob's Flocks Increase

      25 After Rachel gave birth to Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, "Send me on my way9 so I can go back to my own homeland.10

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      26 Give me my wives and children, for whom I have served you,11 and I will be on my way. You know how much work I've done for you."

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      27 But Laban said to him, "If I have found favor in your eyes,12 please stay. I have learned by divination13 thatb the LORD has blessed me because of you."14

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        • i 30:27 - Or possibly "have become rich and"
          28 He added, "Name your wages,15 and I will pay them."

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          29 Jacob said to him, "You know how I have worked for you16 and how your livestock has fared under my care.17

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          30 The little you had before I came has increased greatly, and the LORD has blessed you wherever I have been.18 But now, when may I do something for my own household?19"

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              31 "What shall I give you?" he asked. "Don't give me anything," Jacob replied. "But if you will do this one thing for me, I will go on tending your flocks and watching over them: