Genesis 30:24
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!”

Berean Study Bible
She named him Joseph, and said, “May the LORD add to me another son.”

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

New King James Version
So she called his name Joseph, and said, “The LORD shall add to me another son.”

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

NASB 1995
She named him Joseph, saying, "May the LORD give me another son."

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

Amplified Bible
She named him Joseph (may He add) and said, “May the LORD add to me another son.”

Christian Standard Bible
She named him Joseph and said, “May the LORD add another son to me.”

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

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And she called his name Yoseph, and she said, “God will add to me another son.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And she called his name Joseph, saying, Let God add to me another son.

Contemporary English Version
"I'll name the boy Joseph, and I'll pray that the LORD will give me another son."

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

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

Good News Translation
May the LORD give me another son"; so she named him Joseph.

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

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

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

Literal Standard Version
and she calls his name Joseph, saying, “YHWH is adding to me another son.”

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

New Heart English Bible
So she named him Joseph, saying, "May God add another son to me."

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.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Birth of Joseph
23and she conceived and gave birth to a son. “God has taken away my shame,” she said. 24She named him Joseph, and said, “May the LORD add to me another son.”

Cross References
Genesis 35:17
During her severe labor, the midwife said to her, "Do not be afraid, for you are having another son."

Genesis 30:25
Now after Rachel had given birth to Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, "Send me on my way so I can return to my homeland.


Treasury of Scripture

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 old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report…

Genesis 39:1-23
And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmeelites, which had brought him down thither…

Joseph.

Genesis 35:17,18
And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also…











Parallel Commentaries ...


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

him Joseph,
יוֹסֵ֖ף (yō·w·sêp̄)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3130: Joseph -- 'he increases', a son of Jacob, also the name of several Israelites

and said,
לֵאמֹ֑ר (lê·mōr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“May the LORD
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

add
יֹסֵ֧ף (yō·sêp̄)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3254: To add, augment

to me
לִ֖י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

another
אַחֵֽר׃ (’a·ḥêr)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 312: Hinder, next, other

son.”
בֵּ֥ן (bên)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son


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