32 Leah became pregnant and gave birth to a son.(A) She named him Reuben,[a](B) for she said, “It is because the Lord has seen my misery.(C) Surely my husband will love me now.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 29:32 Reuben sounds like the Hebrew for he has seen my misery; the name means see, 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)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 30:6 Dan here means he has vindicated.

The Birth of John the Baptist

57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son.

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