Genesis 30:22-32 NIV

22 Then God remembered Rachel; he listened to her and enabled her to conceive.

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23 She became pregnant and gave birth to a son and said, “God has taken away my disgrace.”

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24 She named him Joseph,a and said, “May the LORD add to me another son.”

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    • ë 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 way so I can go back to my own homeland.

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      26 Give me my wives and children, for whom I have served you, 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, please stay. I have learned by divination that the LORD has blessed me because of you.”

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      28 He added, “Name your wages, and I will pay them.”

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

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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. But now, when may I do something for my own household?”

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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:
          32 Let me go through all your flocks today and remove from them every speckled or spotted sheep, every dark-colored lamb and every spotted or speckled goat. They will be my wages.

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