33 She conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “The Lord heard that I am unloved and has given me this son also.” So she named him Simeon.[a]

34 She conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “At last, my husband will become attached to me because I have borne three sons for him.” Therefore he was named Levi.[b]

35 And she conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she named him Judah.[c](A) Then Leah stopped having children.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 29:33 In Hb, the name Simeon sounds like “has heard.”
  2. Genesis 29:34 In Hb, the name Levi sounds like “attached to.”
  3. Genesis 29:35 In Hb, the name Judah sounds like “praise.”

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