New International Version
Jacob became angry with her and said, "Am I in the place of God, who has kept you from having children?"
King James Bible
And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?
Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel, and he said, Am I in God's stead, who has withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?
World English Bible
Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel, and he said, "Am I in God's place, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?"
Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob's anger burneth against Rachel, and he saith, 'Am I in stead of God who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?'
Genesis 30:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Amos I in God's stead - Amos I greater than God, to give thee what he has refused?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryMeditations 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
for the LORD had kept all the women in Abimelek's household from conceiving because of Abraham's wife Sarah.
When the LORD saw that Leah was not loved, he enabled her to conceive, but Rachel remained childless.
2 Kings 5:7
As soon as the king of Israel read the letter, he tore his robes and said, "Am I God? Can I kill and bring back to life? Why does this fellow send someone to me to be cured of his leprosy? See how he is trying to pick a quarrel with me!"
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