and she became pregnant and bore him a son. Then Rachel said, “God has vindicated me;(A) he has listened to my plea and given me a son.”(B) Because of this she named him Dan.[a](C)

Rachel’s servant Bilhah(D) conceived again and bore Jacob a second son. Then Rachel said, “I have had a great struggle with my sister, and I have won.”(E) So she named him Naphtali.[b](F)

When Leah(G) saw that she had stopped having children,(H) she took her servant Zilpah(I) and gave her to Jacob as a wife.(J) 10 Leah’s servant Zilpah(K) bore Jacob a son. 11 Then Leah said, “What good fortune!”[c] So she named him Gad.[d](L)

12 Leah’s servant Zilpah bore Jacob a second son. 13 Then Leah said, “How happy I am! The women will call me(M) happy.”(N) So she named him Asher.[e](O)

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  1. Genesis 30:6 Dan here means he has vindicated.
  2. Genesis 30:8 Naphtali means my struggle.
  3. Genesis 30:11 Or “A troop is coming!”
  4. Genesis 30:11 Gad can mean good fortune or a troop.
  5. Genesis 30:13 Asher means happy.

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