Genesis 30:6
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New International Version
Then Rachel said, "God has vindicated me; he has listened to my plea and given me a son." Because of this she named him Dan.

King James Bible
And Rachel said, God hath judged me, and hath also heard my voice, and hath given me a son: therefore called she his name Dan.

Darby Bible Translation
And Rachel said, God has done me justice, and has also heard my voice, and given me a son; therefore she called his name Dan.

World English Bible
Rachel said, "God has judged me, and has also heard my voice, and has given me a son." Therefore called she his name Dan.

Young's Literal Translation
and Rachel saith, 'God hath decided for me, and also hath hearkened to my voice, and giveth to me a son;' therefore hath she called his name Dan.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Called she his name Dan - Because she found God had judged for her, and decided she should have a son by her handmaid; hence she called his name דן dan, judging.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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Genesis 29:32-35 And Leah conceived, and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD has looked on my affliction...

Psalm 35:24 Judge me, O LORD my God, according to your righteousness; and let them not rejoice over me.

Psalm 43:1 Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

Lamentations 3:59 O LORD, you have seen my wrong: judge you my cause.

Dan. that is, Judging.

Genesis 35:25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali:

Genesis 46:23 And the sons of Dan; Hushim.

Genesis 49:16,17 Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of Israel...

Deuteronomy 33:22 And of Dan he said, Dan is a lion's whelp: he shall leap from Bashan.

Jeremiah 13:2,24 So I got a girdle according to the word of the LORD, and put it on my loins...

Jeremiah 15:14-20 And I will make you to pass with your enemies into a land which you know not: for a fire is kindled in my anger...

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
Genesis 30:5
and she became pregnant and bore him a son.

Genesis 30:7
Rachel's servant Bilhah conceived again and bore Jacob a second son.

Genesis 49:16
"Dan will provide justice for his people as one of the tribes of Israel.

Numbers 1:38
From the descendants of Dan: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.

Psalm 35:24
Vindicate me in your righteousness, LORD my God; do not let them gloat over me.

Psalm 43:1
Vindicate me, my God, and plead my cause against an unfaithful nation. Rescue me from those who are deceitful and wicked.

Lamentations 3:59
LORD, you have seen the wrong done to me. Uphold my cause!

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