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33 She conceived again and bore a son, and said, “It means, ‘The Lord heard that I was unloved,’ and therefore he has given me this one also”; so she named him Simeon.[a] 34 Again she conceived and bore a son, and she said, “Now at last my husband will become attached to me, since I have now borne him three sons”; that is why she named him Levi.[b] 35 Once more she conceived and bore a son, and she said, “This time I will give thanks to the Lord”; therefore she named him Judah.[c] Then she stopped bearing children.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. 29:33 Simeon: in popular etymology, related to shama‘, “he heard.”
  2. 29:34 Levi: related to yillaweh, “he will become attached.”
  3. 29:35 Judah: related to ’odeh, “I will give thanks, praise.”
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