23 the sons of Leah were (A)Reuben, Jacob’s firstborn, and Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun;

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Now (A)these were the names of the children of Israel, Jacob and his sons, who went to Egypt: (B)Reuben was Jacob’s firstborn. The (C)sons of Reuben were Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi. 10 (D)The sons of Simeon were [a]Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, [b]Jachin, [c]Zohar, and Shaul, the son of a Canaanite woman. 11 The sons of (E)Levi were Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 12 The sons of (F)Judah were (G)Er, Onan, Shelah, Perez, and Zerah (but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan). (H)The sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul. 13 The sons of Issachar were Tola, [d]Puvah, [e]Job, and Shimron. 14 The (I)sons of Zebulun were Sered, Elon, and Jahleel. 15 These were the (J)sons of Leah, whom she bore to Jacob in Padan Aram, with his daughter Dinah. All the persons, his sons and his daughters, were thirty-three.

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18 Leah said, “God has given me my wages, because I have given my maid to my husband.” So she called his name [a]Issachar. 19 Then Leah conceived again and bore Jacob a sixth son. 20 And Leah said, “God has endowed me with a good endowment; now my husband will dwell with me, because I have borne him six sons.” So she called his name [b]Zebulun.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 30:18 Lit. Wages
  2. Genesis 30:20 Lit. Dwelling

32 So Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name [a]Reuben; for she said, “The Lord has surely (A)looked on my affliction. Now therefore, my husband will love me.” 33 Then she conceived again and bore a son, and said, “Because the Lord has heard that I am [b]unloved, He has therefore given me this son also.” And she called his name [c]Simeon. 34 She conceived again and bore a son, and said, “Now this time my husband will become attached to me, because I have borne him three sons.” Therefore his name was called [d]Levi. 35 And she conceived again and bore a son, and said, “Now I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she called his name (B)Judah.[e] Then she stopped bearing.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 29:32 Lit. See, a Son
  2. Genesis 29:33 Lit. hated
  3. Genesis 29:33 Lit. Heard
  4. Genesis 29:34 Lit. Attached
  5. Genesis 29:35 Lit. Praise

Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah; Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin; Dan, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

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And he put the maidservants and their children in front, Leah and her children behind, and Rachel and Joseph last.

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