Genesis 30:13
New International Version
Then Leah said, “How happy I am! The women will call me happy.” So she named him Asher.

New Living Translation
And Leah named him Asher, for she said, “What joy is mine! Now the other women will celebrate with me.”

English Standard Version
And Leah said, “Happy am I! For women have called me happy.” So she called his name Asher.

Berean Study Bible
Leah said, “How happy I am! For the women call me happy.” So she named him Asher.

King James Bible
And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name Asher.

New King James Version
Then Leah said, “I am happy, for the daughters will call me blessed.” So she called his name Asher.

New American Standard Bible
Then Leah said, “Happy am I! For women will call me happy.” So she named him Asher.

NASB 1995
Then Leah said, “Happy am I! For women will call me happy.” So she named him Asher.

NASB 1977
Then Leah said, “Happy am I! For women will call me happy.” So she named him Asher.

Amplified Bible
Then Leah said, “I am happy! For women will call me happy.” So she named him Asher (happy).

Christian Standard Bible
Leah said, “I am happy that the women call me happy,” so she named him Asher.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Leah said, “I am happy that the women call me happy,” so she named him Asher.

American Standard Version
And Leah said, Happy am I! for the daughters will call me happy: and she called his name Asher.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Leah said, “The daughters are singing my praise to me”, and she called his name Ashir.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Lea said, I am blessed, for the women will pronounce me blessed; and she called his name, Aser.

Contemporary English Version
Leah exclaimed, "I'm happy now, and all the women will say how happy I am." So she named him Asher.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Lia said: This is for my happiness: for women will call me blessed. Therefore she called him Aser.

English Revised Version
And Leah said, Happy am I! for the daughters will call me happy: and she called his name Asher.

Good News Translation
and Leah said, "How happy I am! Now women will call me happy"; so she named him Asher.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Leah said, "I've been blessed! Women will call me blessed." So she named him Asher [Blessing].

International Standard Version
She said, "How happy I am, because women will call me happy!" So she named him Asher.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Leah said: 'Happy am I! for the daughters will call me happy.' And she called his name Asher.

Literal Standard Version
and Leah says, “Because of my happiness, for daughters have pronounced me blessed”; and she calls his name Asher.

NET Bible
Leah said, "How happy I am, for women will call me happy!" So she named him Asher.

New Heart English Bible
Leah said, "Happy am I, for the daughters will call me happy." So she named him Asher.

World English Bible
Leah said, "Happy am I, for the daughters will call me happy." She named him Asher.

Young's Literal Translation
and Leah saith, 'Because of my happiness, for daughters have pronounced me happy;' and she calleth his name Asher.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Gad and Asher
12When Leah’s servant Zilpah bore Jacob a second son, 13Leah said, “How happy I am! For the women call me happy.” So she named him Asher. 14Now during the wheat harvest, Reuben went out and found some mandrakes in the field. When he brought them to his mother, Rachel begged Leah, “Please give me some of your son’s mandrakes.”…

Cross References
Luke 1:48
For He has looked with favor on the humble state of His servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed.

Genesis 30:12
When Leah's servant Zilpah bore Jacob a second son,

Genesis 49:20
Asher's food will be rich; he shall provide royal delicacies.

Song of Solomon 6:9
but my dove, my perfect one, is unique, the favorite of the mother who bore her. The maidens see her and call her blessed; the queens and concubines sing her praises.


Treasury of Scripture

And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name Asher.

A.

Proverbs 31:28
Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.

Song of Solomon 6:9
My dove, my undefiled is but one; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her that bare her. The daughters saw her, and blessed her; yea, the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.

Luke 1:48
For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

and she.

Genesis 35:26
And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padanaram.

Genesis 46:17
And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister: and the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

Genesis 49:20
Out of Asher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties.

Asher.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Leah
לֵאָ֔ה (lê·’āh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3812: Leah -- 'weary', a wife of Jacob

said,
וַתֹּ֣אמֶר (wat·tō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“How happy I am,
בְּאָשְׁרִ֕י (bə·’ā·šə·rî)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 837: Happiness

for
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

the women
בָּנ֑וֹת (bā·nō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 1323: A daughter

will call me happy.”
אִשְּׁר֖וּנִי (’iš·šə·rū·nî)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural | first person common singular
Strong's 833: To be straight, to go forward, be honest, proper

So she named
וַתִּקְרָ֥א (wat·tiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

him
שְׁמ֖וֹ (šə·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 8034: A name

Asher.
אָשֵֽׁר׃ (’ā·šêr)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 836: Asher -- 'happy one', a son of Jacob, also the tribe descended from him, also perhaps a city in Palestine


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