Genesis 30:13

13 Then Leah said, “How happy I am! The women will call me happy.” So she named him Asher.[a]

Genesis 30:13 in Other Translations

KJV
13 And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name Asher.
ESV
13 And Leah said, "Happy am I! For women have called me happy." So she called his name Asher.
NLT
13 And Leah named him Asher, for she said, “What joy is mine! Now the other women will celebrate with me.”
MSG
13 Leah said, "A happy day! The women will congratulate me in my happiness." So she named him Asher (Happy).
CSB
13 Leah said, "I am happy that the women call me happy," so she named him Asher.

Genesis 30:13 In-Context

11 Then Leah said, “What good fortune!” So she named him Gad.
12 Leah’s servant Zilpah bore Jacob a second son.
13 Then Leah said, “How happy I am! The women will call me happy.” So she named him Asher.
14 During wheat harvest, Reuben went out into the fields and found some mandrake plants, which he brought to his mother Leah. Rachel said to Leah, “Please give me some of your son’s mandrakes.”
15 But she said to her, “Wasn’t it enough that you took away my husband? Will you take my son’s mandrakes too?” “Very well,” Rachel said, “he can sleep with you tonight in return for your son’s mandrakes.”

Cross References 3

  • 1. Psalms 127:3
  • 2. Ruth 4:14; Psalms 127:4-5; Proverbs 31:28; Luke 1:48
  • 3. Genesis 35:26; Genesis 46:17; Genesis 49:20; Numbers 1:40; Numbers 26:47; Deuteronomy 33:24; Joshua 19:24-31; 1 Chronicles 7:30-31

Footnotes 1

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