Context24Laban also gave his maid Zilpah to his daughter Leah as a maid. 25So it came about in the morning that, behold, it was Leah! And he said to Laban, What is this you have done to me? Was it not for Rachel that I served with you? Why then have you deceived me? 26But Laban said, It is not the practice in our place to marry off the younger before the firstborn. 27Complete the week of this one, and we will give you the other also for the service which you shall serve with me for another seven years. 28Jacob did so and completed her week, and he gave him his daughter Rachel as his wife. 29Laban also gave his maid Bilhah to his daughter Rachel as her maid. 30So Jacob went in to Rachel also, and indeed he loved Rachel more than Leah, and he served with Laban for another seven years.
31Now the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, and He opened her womb, but Rachel was barren. 32Leah conceived and bore a son and named him Reuben, for she said, Because the LORD has seen my affliction; surely now my husband will love me. 33Then she conceived again and bore a son and said, Because the LORD has heard that I am unloved, He has therefore given me this son also. So she named him Simeon. 34She conceived again and bore a son and said, Now this time my husband will become attached to me, because I have borne him three sons. Therefore he was named Levi. 35And she conceived again and bore a son and said, This time I will praise the LORD. Therefore she named him Judah. Then she stopped bearing.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
And Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid unto his daughter Leah for a handmaid.
Giving his daughter a handmaid, named Zalpha. Now when Jacob had gone in to her according to custom when morning was come he saw it was Lia:
Darby Bible Translation
And Laban gave to her Zilpah, his maidservant, to be maidservant to Leah his daughter.
English Revised Version
And Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid unto his daughter Leah for an handmaid.
Webster's Bible Translation
And Laban gave to his daughter Leah, Zilpah his maid for a handmaid.
World English Bible
Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid to his daughter Leah for a handmaid.
Young's Literal Translation
and Laban giveth to her Zilpah, his maid-servant, to Leah his daughter, a maid-servant.
LibraryThe Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
Ver. 8. "Judah, thou, thy brethren shall praise thee; thy hand shall be on the neck of thine enemies; before thee shall bow down the sons of thy father. Ver. 9. A lion's whelp is Judah; from the prey, my son, thou goest up; he stoopeth down, he coucheth as a lion, and as a full-grown lion, who shall rouse him up? Ver. 10. The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come, and unto Him the people shall adhere." Thus does dying Jacob, in announcing …
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