Genesis 30:13
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New International Version
Then Leah said, "How happy I am! The women will 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.

Darby Bible Translation
And Leah said, Happy am I; for the daughters will call me blessed! and she called his name 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.

Genesis 30:13 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And Leah said, Happy am I-- באשרי beoshri, in my happiness, therefore she called his name אשר asher, that is, blessedness or happiness.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A.M.

2257. B.C.

1747. Happy am I. Heb. In my happiness. will call.

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

Songs 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 bore her. The daughters saw her...

Luke 1:48 For he has regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from now on 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.

Deuteronomy 33:24,25 And of Asher he said, Let Asher be blessed with children; let him be acceptable to his brothers, and let him dip his foot in oil...

Asher. that is, Happy.

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Meditations for Household Piety.
1. If thou be called to the government of a family, thou must not hold it sufficient to serve God and live uprightly in thy own person, unless thou cause all under thy charge to do the same with thee. For the performance of this duty God was so well pleased with Abraham, that he would not hide from him his counsel: "For," saith God, "I know him that he will command his sons and his household after him that they keep the way of the Lord, to do righteousness and judgment, that the Lord may bring upon
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Luke 1:48
for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed,

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

Genesis 49:20
"Asher's food will be rich; he will provide delicacies fit for a king.

Song of Solomon 6:9
but my dove, my perfect one, is unique, the only daughter of her mother, the favorite of the one who bore her. The young women saw her and called her blessed; the queens and concubines praised her.

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