Genesis 30
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  • Verse 3

    And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; and she shall bear upon my knees, that I may also have children by her.

    9; 16:2,3
    she shall
    50:23; Job 3:12
    have children by her
    Heb. be built up by her.
    16:2; *marg:; Ruth 4:11

  • Verse 4

    And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to wife: and Jacob went in unto her.

    to wife
    16:3; 21:10; 22:24; 25:1,6; 33:2; 35:22; 2 Samuel 12:11

  • Verse 6

    And Rachel said, God hath judged me, and hath also heard my voice, and hath given me a son: therefore called she his name Dan.

    A. M. 2256. B.C. 1748. God
    29:32-35; Psalms 35:24; 43:1; Lamentations 3:59
    that is, Judging.
    35:25; 46:23; 49:16,17; Deuteronomy 33:22; Jeremiah 13:2,24; 15:14-20

  • Verse 7

    And Bilhah Rachel's maid conceived again, and bare Jacob a second son.

    A. M. 2257. B.C. 1747

  • Verse 8

    And Rachel said, With great wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and I have prevailed: and she called his name Naphtali.

    great wrestlings
    Heb. wrestlings of God.
    23:6; 32:24; Exodus 9:28; 1 Samuel 14:15; *marg:
    and she
    35:25; 46:24; 49:21; Deuteronomy 33:23
    that is, My wrestling.
    32:24,25; Matthew 4:13

  • Verse 9

    When Leah saw that she had left bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, and gave her Jacob to wife.

    A. M. 2256. B.C. 1748. left
    17; 29:35
    gave her
    4; 16:3

  • Verse 11

    And Leah said, A troop cometh: and she called his name Gad.

    35:26; 46:16; 49:19; Deuteronomy 33:20,21
    that is, A troop, or company.
    Isaiah 65:11