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.

51 Joseph named his firstborn(A) Manasseh[a](B) and said, “It is because God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father’s household.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 41:51 Manasseh sounds like and may be derived from the Hebrew for forget.

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