Genesis 30:3
Good News Translation
She said, "Here is my slave Bilhah; sleep with her, so that she can have a child for me. In this way I can become a mother through her."

Contemporary English Version
"Here, take my servant Bilhah," Rachel told him. "Have children by her, and I'll let them be born on my knees to show that they are mine."

Douay-Rheims Bible
But she said: I have here my servant Bala: go in unto her, that she may bear upon my knees, and I may have children by her.

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But she said: I have here my servant Bala: go in unto her, that she may bear upon my knees, and I may have children by her.

Behold.

Genesis 30:9 Lia perceiving that she had left of bearing, gave Zelpha, her handmaid, to her husband.

Genesis 16:2,3 She said to her husband: Behold, the Lord hath restrained me from bearing: go in unto my handmaid, it may be I may have children of her at least. And when he agreed to her request, . . .

she shall.

Genesis 50:23 And he saw the children of Ephraim to the third generation. The children also of Machir, the sons of Manasses, were born on Joseph's knees.

Job 3:12 Why received upon the knees? why suckled at the breasts?

have children by her.

Genesis 16:2 She said to her husband: Behold, the Lord hath restrained me from bearing: go in unto my handmaid, it may be I may have children of her at least. And when he agreed to her request,

*marg:

Ruth 4:11 Then all the people that were in the gate, and the ancients, answered: We are witnesses: The Lord make this woman who cometh into thy house, like Rachel, and Lia, who built up the house of Israel: that she may be an example of virtue in Ephrata, and may have a famous name in Bethlehem:

Context
Dan and Naphtali
2And Jacob being angry with her, answered: Am I as God, who hath deprived thee of the fruit of thy womb? 3But she said: I have here my servant Bala: go in unto her, that she may bear upon my knees, and I may have children by her.4And she gave him Bala in marriage: who,…
Cross References
Genesis 16:2
She said to her husband: Behold, the Lord hath restrained me from bearing: go in unto my handmaid, it may be I may have children of her at least. And when he agreed to her request,

Genesis 50:23
And he saw the children of Ephraim to the third generation. The children also of Machir, the sons of Manasses, were born on Joseph's knees.

Job 3:12
Why received upon the knees? why suckled at the breasts?

Additional Translations
Then she said, “Here is my maidservant Bilhah. Sleep with her, and she will bear children for me, so that through her I too can build a family.”And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in to her; and she shall bear on my knees, that I may also have children by her.

And she said, Behold, my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; that she may bear upon my knees, and I also may obtain children by her.

And Rachel said to Jacob, Behold my handmaid Balla, go in to her, and she shall bear upon my knees, and I also shall have children by her.

And she said, Behold, there is my maid, Bilhah: go in to her, in order that she may bear on my knees, and I may also be built up by her.

And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; that she may bear upon my knees, and I also may obtain children by her.

And she said, Behold, my maid Bilhah, go in to her; and she shall bear upon my knees, that I may also have children by her.

She said, "Behold, my maid Bilhah. Go in to her, that she may bear on my knees, and I also may obtain children by her."

And she saith, 'Lo, my handmaid Bilhah, go in unto her, and she doth bear on my knees, and I am built up, even I, from her;'
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