23 She became pregnant and gave birth to a son(A) and said, “God has taken away my disgrace.”(B) 24 She named him Joseph,[a](C) and said, “May the Lord add to me another son.”(D)

Jacob’s Flocks Increase

25 After Rachel gave birth to Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, “Send me on my way(E) so I can go back to my own homeland.(F)

Read full chapter


  1. Genesis 30:24 Joseph means may he add.

23 And she conceived, and bare a son; and said, God hath taken away my reproach:

24 And she called his name Joseph; and said, The Lord shall add to me another son.

25 And it came to pass, when Rachel had born Joseph, that Jacob said unto Laban, Send me away, that I may go unto mine own place, and to my country.

Read full chapter