Genesis 30:3-8 NIV

3 Then she said, "Here is Bilhah,1 my maidservant.2 Sleep with her so that she can bear children for me and that through her I too can build a family."3

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4 So she gave him her servant Bilhah as a wife.4 Jacob slept with her,5

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      5 and she became pregnant and bore him a son.
      6 Then Rachel said, "God has vindicated me;6 he has listened to my plea and given me a son."7 Because of this she named him Dan.a8

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        • a 30:6 - "Dan" here means "he has vindicated."
          7 Rachel's servant Bilhah9 conceived again and bore Jacob a second son.

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              8 Then Rachel said, "I have had a great struggle with my sister, and I have won."10 So she named him Naphtali.b11

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                • b 30:8 - "Naphtali" means "my struggle."