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Genesis 29:2 NLT

2 He saw a well in the distance. Three flocks of sheep and goats lay in an open field beside it, waiting to be watered. But a heavy stone covered the mouth of the well.

Study tools for Genesis 29:2

  • a 29:17 - Or Leah had dull eyes, or Leah had soft eyes. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • b 29:32 - Reuben means “Look, a son!” It also sounds like the Hebrew for “He has seen my misery.”
  • c 29:33 - Simeon probably means “one who hears.”
  • d 29:34 - Levi sounds like a Hebrew term that means “being attached” or “feeling affection for.”
  • e 29:35 - Judah is related to the Hebrew term for “praise.”