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Genesis 30:13

Then Leah said, "Happy am I! For women will call me happy." So she named him Asher.

Genesis 35:18

It came about as her soul was departing (for she died), that she named him Ben-oni; but his father called him Benjamin.

Genesis 30:6

Then Rachel said, "God has vindicated me, and has indeed heard my voice and has given me a son." Therefore she named him Dan.

Genesis 25:30

and Esau said to Jacob, "Please let me have a swallow of that red stuff there, for I am famished." Therefore his name was called Edom.

Exodus 18:4

The other was named Eliezer, for he said, "The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh."

Genesis 41:52

He named the second Ephraim, "For," he said, "God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction."

Genesis 30:11

Then Leah said, "How fortunate!" So she named him Gad.

Exodus 2:22

Then she gave birth to a son, and he named him Gershom, for he said, "I have been a sojourner in a foreign land."

Exodus 18:3

and her two sons, of whom one was named Gershom, for Moses said, "I have been a sojourner in a foreign land."

1 Samuel 4:21

And she called the boy Ichabod, saying, "The glory has departed from Israel," because the ark of God was taken and because of her father-in-law and her husband.

Genesis 16:15

So Hagar bore Abram a son; and Abram called the name of his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael.

Genesis 30:18

Then Leah said, "God has given me my wages because I gave my maid to my husband." So she named him Issachar.

Genesis 25:26

Afterward his brother came forth with his hand holding on to Esau's heel, so his name was called Jacob; and Isaac was sixty years old when she gave birth to them.

2 Samuel 12:25

and sent word through Nathan the prophet, and he named him Jedidiah for the LORD'S sake.

Genesis 30:24

She named him Joseph, saying, "May the LORD give me another son."

Genesis 29:35

And she conceived again and bore a son and said, "This time I will praise the LORD." Therefore she named him Judah. Then she stopped bearing.

Genesis 29:34

She conceived again and bore a son and said, "Now this time my husband will become attached to me, because I have borne him three sons." Therefore he was named Levi.

Genesis 41:51

Joseph named the firstborn Manasseh, "For," he said, "God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's household."

Ruth 1:20

She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Exodus 2:10

The child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter and he became her son. And she named him Moses, and said, "Because I drew him out of the water."

1 Samuel 25:25

"Please do not let my lord pay attention to this worthless man, Nabal, for as his name is, so is he. Nabal is his name and folly is with him; but I your maidservant did not see the young men of my lord whom you sent.

Genesis 30:8

So Rachel said, "With mighty wrestlings I have wrestled with my sister, and I have indeed prevailed." And she named him Naphtali.

Genesis 5:29

Now he called his name Noah, saying, "This one will give us rest from our work and from the toil of our hands arising from the ground which the LORD has cursed."

Genesis 10:25

Two sons were born to Eber; the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

Genesis 38:29

But it came about as he drew back his hand, that behold, his brother came out. Then she said, "What a breach you have made for yourself!" So he was named Perez.

Genesis 29:32

Leah conceived and bore a son and named him Reuben, for she said, "Because the LORD has seen my affliction; surely now my husband will love me."

1 Samuel 1:20

It came about in due time, after Hannah had conceived, that she gave birth to a son; and she named him Samuel, saying, "Because I have asked him of the LORD."

Genesis 4:25

Adam had relations with his wife again; and she gave birth to a son, and named him Seth, for, she said, "God has appointed me another offspring in place of Abel, for Cain killed him."

Genesis 29:33

Then she conceived again and bore a son and said, "Because the LORD has heard that I am unloved, He has therefore given me this son also." So she named him Simeon.

Genesis 30:20

Then Leah said, "God has endowed me with a good gift; now my husband will dwell with me, because I have borne him six sons." So she named him Zebulun.

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