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When the LORD saw that Leah was loved less than Rachel, he made it possible for her to have children, but Rachel remained childless.
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And the Lord seeing that he despised Lia, opened her womb, but her sister remained barren.
Exodus 3:7 And the Lord said to him: I have seen the affliction of my people in Egypt, and I have heard their cry because of the rigour of them that are over the works;
Genesis 29:30 And having at length obtained the marriage he wished for, he preferred the love of the latter before the former, and served with him other seven years.
Genesis 27:41 Esau therefore always hated Jacob, for the blessing wherewith his father had blessed him; and he said in his heart: The days will come of the mourning for my father, and I will kill my brother Jacob.
Deuteronomy 21:15 If a man have two wives, one beloved, and the other hated, and they have had children by him, and the son of the hated be the firstborn,
Malachi 1:3 But have hated Esau? and I have made his mountains a wilderness, and given his inheritance to the dragons of the desert.
Matthew 6:24 No man can serve two masters. For either he will hate the one, and love the other: or he will sustain the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
Matthew 10:37 He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me.
Luke 14:26 If any man come to me, and hate not his father and mother and wife and children and brethren and sisters, yea and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
John 12:25 Itself remaineth alone. But if it die it bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life shall lose it and he that hateth his life in this world keepeth it unto life eternal.
Genesis 16:1 Now Sarai, the wife of Abram, had brought forth no children: but having a handmaid, an Egyptian, named Agar,
Genesis 20:18 For the Lord had closed up every womb of the house of Abimelech, on account of Sara, Abraham's wife.
Genesis 21:1,2 And the Lord visited Sara, as he had promised: and fulfilled what he had spoken. . . .
Genesis 25:21 And Isaac besought the Lord for his wife, because she was barren: and he heard him, and made Rebecca to conceive.
Genesis 30:1,2,22 And Rachel seeing herself without children, envied her sister, and said to her husband: Give me children, otherwise I shall die. . . .
Judges 13:2,3 Now there was a certain man of Saraa, and of the race of Dan, whose name was Manue, and his wife was barren. . . .
1 Samuel 1:5,20,27 But to Anna he gave one portion with sorrow, because he loved Anna. And the Lord had shut up her womb. . . .
1 Samuel 2:21 And the Lord visited Anna, and she conceived, and bore three sons, and two daughters: and the child Samuel became great before the Lord.
Psalm 127:3 Behold the inheritance of the Lord are children: the reward, the fruit of the womb.
Luke 1:7 And they had no son, for that Elizabeth was barren: and they both were well advanced in years.
ContextReuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah
31And the Lord seeing that he despised Lia, opened her womb, but her sister remained barren.32And she conceived and bore a son, and called his name Ruben, saying: The Lord saw my affliction: now my husband will love me.…
And he gave him the covenant of circumcision. And so he begot Isaac and circumcised him the eighth day: and Isaac begot Jacob: and Jacob, the twelve patriarchs.
And having at length obtained the marriage he wished for, he preferred the love of the latter before the former, and served with him other seven years.
And she conceived and bore a son, and called his name Ruben, saying: The Lord saw my affliction: now my husband will love me.
And Rachel seeing herself without children, envied her sister, and said to her husband: Give me children, otherwise I shall die.
And Jacob being angry with her, answered: Am I as God, who hath deprived thee of the fruit of thy womb?
The Lord also remembering Rachel, heard her, and opened her womb.
The sons of Lia: Ruben the first born, and Simeon, and Levi, and Juda, and Issachar, and Zabulon.
Booz therefore took Ruth, and married her: and went in unto her, and the Lord gave her to conceive, and to bear a son.
Additional TranslationsWhen the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, He opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.
And Jehovah saw that Leah was hated, and he opened her womb. But Rachel was barren.
And when the Lord God saw that Lea was hated, he opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.
And when Jehovah saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.
And the LORD saw that Leah was hated, and he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.
And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he made her fruitful: but Rachel was barren.
Yahweh saw that Leah was hated, and he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.
And Jehovah seeth that Leah is the hated one, and He openeth her womb, and Rachel is barren;
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