32 Leah became pregnant and gave birth to a son.(A) She named him Reuben,[a](B) for she said, “It is because the Lord has seen my misery.(C) Surely my husband will love me now.”

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  1. Genesis 29:32 Reuben sounds like the Hebrew for he has seen my misery; the name means see, a son.
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42 If the God of my father,(A) the God of Abraham(B) and the Fear of Isaac,(C) had not been with me,(D) you would surely have sent me away empty-handed. But God has seen my hardship and the toil of my hands,(E) and last night he rebuked you.(F)

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24 God heard their groaning and he remembered(A) his covenant(B) with Abraham, with Isaac and with Jacob.

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The Lord said, “I have indeed seen(A) the misery(B) of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out because of their slave drivers, and I am concerned(C) about their suffering.(D)

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And now the cry of the Israelites has reached me, and I have seen the way the Egyptians are oppressing(A) them.

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31 and they believed.(A) And when they heard that the Lord was concerned(B) about them and had seen their misery,(C) they bowed down and worshiped.(D)

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16 but when we cried out to the Lord, he heard our cry(A) and sent an angel(B) and brought us out of Egypt.(C)

“Now we are here at Kadesh, a town on the edge of your territory.(D)

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Then we cried out to the Lord, the God of our ancestors, and the Lord heard our voice(A) and saw(B) our misery,(C) toil and oppression.(D)

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16 “About this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin. Anoint(A) him ruler(B) over my people Israel; he will deliver(C) them from the hand of the Philistines.(D) I have looked on my people, for their cry(E) has reached me.”

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