23 She became pregnant and gave birth to a son(A) and said, “God has taken away my disgrace.”(B) 24 She named him Joseph,[a](C) and said, “May the Lord add to me another son.”(D)

Jacob’s Flocks Increase

25 After Rachel gave birth to Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, “Send me on my way(E) so I can go back to my own homeland.(F)

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  1. Genesis 30:24 Joseph means may he add.

23 And she conceived, and bare a son; and said, God hath taken away my reproach:

24 And she called his name Joseph; and said, The Lord shall add to me another son.

25 And it came to pass, when Rachel had born Joseph, that Jacob said unto Laban, Send me away, that I may go unto mine own place, and to my country.

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23 And she conceived and bore a son, and said, “God has taken away (A)my reproach.” 24 So she called his name [a]Joseph, and said, (B)“The Lord shall add to me another son.”

Jacob’s Agreement with Laban

25 And it came to pass, when Rachel had borne Joseph, that Jacob said to Laban, (C)“Send me away, that I may go to (D)my own place and to my country.

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  1. Genesis 30:24 Lit. He Will Add

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