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33 She conceived again and bore a son, and said, “Because the Lord has heard that I am hated, he has given me this son also.” And she called his name Simeon.[a] 34 Again she conceived and bore a son, and said, “Now this time my husband will be (A)attached to me, because I have borne him three sons.” Therefore his name was called Levi.[b] 35 And she conceived again and bore a son, and said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she called his name (B)Judah.[c] Then she ceased bearing.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 29:33 Simeon sounds like the Hebrew for heard
  2. Genesis 29:34 Levi sounds like the Hebrew for attached
  3. Genesis 29:35 Judah sounds like the Hebrew for praise
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