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17 After a very hard delivery, the midwife finally exclaimed, “Don’t be afraid—you have another son!”

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24 And she named him Joseph,[a] for she said, “May the Lord add yet another son to my family.”

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Footnotes

  1. 30:24 Joseph means “may he add.”

19 Eli’s daughter-in-law, the wife of Phinehas, was pregnant and near her time of delivery. When she heard that the Ark of God had been captured and that her father-in-law and husband were dead, she went into labor and gave birth. 20 She died in childbirth, but before she passed away the midwives tried to encourage her. “Don’t be afraid,” they said. “You have a baby boy!” But she did not answer or pay attention to them.

21 She named the child Ichabod (which means “Where is the glory?”), for she said, “Israel’s glory is gone.” She named him this because the Ark of God had been captured and because her father-in-law and husband were dead.

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