Genesis 30:24
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New International Version
She named him Joseph, and said, "May the LORD add to me another son."

New Living Translation
And she named him Joseph, for she said, "May the LORD add yet another son to my family."

English Standard Version
And she called his name Joseph, saying, “May the LORD add to me another son!”

New American Standard Bible
She named him Joseph, saying, "May the LORD give me another son."

King James Bible
And she called his name Joseph; and said, The LORD shall add to me another son.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
She named him Joseph: "May the LORD add another son to me."

International Standard Version
Because she had been asking, "May God give me another son," she named him Joseph.

NET Bible
She named him Joseph, saying, "May the LORD give me yet another son."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
She named him Joseph [May He Give Another] and said, "May the LORD give me another son."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And she called his name Joseph, saying: 'The LORD add to me another son.'

New American Standard 1977
And she named him Joseph, saying, “May the LORD give me another son.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
and she called his name Joseph, saying, Let the LORD add unto me another son.

King James 2000 Bible
And she called his name Joseph; and said, The LORD shall add to me another son.

American King James Version
And she called his name Joseph; and said, The LORD shall add to me another son.

American Standard Version
and she called his name Joseph, saying, Jehovah add to me another son.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And she called his name Joseph, saying: The Lord give me also another son.

Darby Bible Translation
And she called his name Joseph; and said, Jehovah will add to me another son.

English Revised Version
and she called his name Joseph, saying, The LORD add to me another son.

Webster's Bible Translation
And she called his name Joseph; and said, The LORD will add to me another son.

World English Bible
She named him Joseph, saying, "May Yahweh add another son to me."

Young's Literal Translation
and she calleth his name Joseph, saying, 'Jehovah is adding to me another son.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
30:14-24 The desire, good in itself, but often too great and irregular, of being the mother of the promised Seed, with the honour of having many children, and the reproach of being barren, were causes of this unbecoming contest between the sisters. The truth appears to be, that they were influenced by the promises of God to Abraham; whose posterity were promised the richest blessings, and from whom the Messiah was to descend.
Study Bible
The Birth of Joseph
23So she conceived and bore a son and said, "God has taken away my reproach." 24She named him Joseph, saying, "May the LORD give me another son." 25Now it came about when Rachel had borne Joseph, that Jacob said to Laban, "Send me away, that I may go to my own place and to my own country.…
Cross References
Genesis 35:17
When she was in severe labor the midwife said to her, "Do not fear, for now you have another son."

Genesis 30:25
Now it came about when Rachel had borne Joseph, that Jacob said to Laban, "Send me away, that I may go to my own place and to my own country.
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And she called his name Joseph; and said, The LORD shall add to me another son.

And she.

Genesis 35:24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin:

Genesis 37:2,4 These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years …

Genesis 39:1-23 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of …

Genesis 42:6 And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold …

Genesis 48:1 And it came to pass after these things, that one told Joseph, Behold, …

Genesis 49:22-26 Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well; whose …

Deuteronomy 33:13-17 And of Joseph he said, Blessed of the LORD be his land, for the precious …

Ezekiel 37:16 Moreover, you son of man, take you one stick, and write on it, For …

Acts 7:9-15 And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt: but …

Hebrews 11:21,22 By faith Jacob, when he was a dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph; …

Revelation 7:8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe …

Joseph. that is, Adding.

Genesis 35:17,18 And it came to pass, when she was in hard labor, that the midwife …

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