So she gave him her servant Bilhah as a wife.1 Jacob slept with her,2
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and she became pregnant and bore him a son.
Then Rachel said, "God has vindicated me;3 he has listened to my plea and given me a son."4 Because of this she named him Dan.5
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Rachel's servant Bilhah6 conceived again and bore Jacob a second son.
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Then Rachel said, "I have had a great struggle with my sister, and I have won."7 So she named him Naphtali.8
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When Leah9 saw that she had stopped having children,10 she took her maidservant Zilpah11 and gave her to Jacob as a wife.12
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Leah's servant Zilpah13 bore Jacob a son.
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Then Leah said, "What good fortune!" So she named him Gad.14
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Leah's servant Zilpah bore Jacob a second son.
Then Leah said, "How happy I am! The women will call me15 happy."16 So she named him Asher.17
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During wheat harvest,18 Reuben went out into the fields and found some mandrake plants,19 which he brought to his mother Leah. Rachel said to Leah, "Please give me some of your son's mandrakes."
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