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33 She became pregnant again and gave birth to another son. She said, “The Lord has given me this son also, because he heard that I was not loved”; so she named him Simeon.[a] 34 Once again she became pregnant and gave birth to another son. She said, “Now my husband will be bound more tightly to me, because I have borne him three sons”; so she named him Levi.[b] 35 Then she became pregnant again and gave birth to another son. She said, “This time I will praise the Lord”; so she named him Judah.[c] Then she stopped having children.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 29:33 This name sounds like the Hebrew for “hear.”
  2. Genesis 29:34 This name sounds like the Hebrew for “bound.”
  3. Genesis 29:35 This name sounds like the Hebrew for “praise.”
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