New American Standard Bible
When Leah saw that she had stopped bearing, she took her maid Zilpah and gave her to Jacob as a wife.
King James Bible
When Leah saw that she had left bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, and gave her Jacob to wife.
Darby Bible Translation
And when Leah saw that she had ceased to bear, she took Zilpah her maidservant and gave her to Jacob as wife.
World English Bible
When Leah saw that she had finished bearing, she took Zilpah, her handmaid, and gave her to Jacob as a wife.
Young's Literal Translation
And Leah seeth that she hath ceased from bearing, and she taketh Zilpah her maid-servant, and giveth her to Jacob for a wife;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Leah having stayed from bearing, resorts to the same expedient. Her fourth son was seemingly born in the fourth year of Jacob's marriage. Bearing her first four sons so rapidly, she would the sooner observe the temporary cessation. After the interval of a year she may have given Zilpah to Jacob. "Gad." "Victory cometh." She too claims a victory. "Asher." Daughters will pronounce her happy who is so rich in sons. Leah is seemingly conscious that she is here pursuing a device of her own heart; and hence there is no explicit reference to the divine name or influence in the naming of the two sons of her maid.
So Rachel said, "With mighty wrestlings I have wrestled with my sister, and I have indeed prevailed." And she named him Naphtali.
Leah's maid Zilpah bore Jacob a son.
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