23 She conceived and bore a son and said, “God has taken away (A)my reproach.” 24 And she called his name Joseph,[a] saying, (B)“May the Lord add to me another son!”

Jacob's Prosperity

25 As soon as Rachel had borne Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, “Send me away, that I may go to my own home and country.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 30:24 Joseph means May he add, and sounds like the Hebrew for taken away