Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, and He opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.

King James Version

And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.

Holman Bible

When the Lord saw that Leah was unloved, He opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.

International Standard Version

Later, the LORD noticed that Leah was being neglected, so he made her fertile, while Rachel remained childless.

A Conservative Version

And LORD saw that Leah was regarded inferior, and he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah saw that Leah was hated, and he opened her womb. But Rachel was barren.

Amplified

And when the Lord saw that Leah was despised, He made her able to bear children, but Rachel was barren.

Bible in Basic English

Now the Lord, seeing that Leah was not loved, gave her a child; while Rachel had no children.

Darby Translation

And when Jehovah saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will see that Leah was hated, and he will open her womb: and Rachel barren.

King James 2000

And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When Yahweh saw that Leah [was] unloved he opened her womb, but Rachel [was] barren.

Modern King James verseion

And when Jehovah saw that Leah was hated, even He opened her womb. But Rachel was barren.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When the LORD saw that Lea was despised, he made her fruitful: but Rachel was barren.

NET Bible

When the Lord saw that Leah was unloved, he enabled her to become pregnant while Rachel remained childless.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD saw that Leah was hated, and he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.

The Emphasized Bible

And, when Yahweh saw that Leah was hated, he granted her to bear children, - whereas, Rachel, was barren.

Webster

And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he made her fruitful: but Rachel was barren.

World English Bible

Yahweh saw that Leah was hated, and he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah seeth that Leah is the hated one, and He openeth her womb, and Rachel is barren;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And when the Lord

Usage: 0

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

לאה 
Le'ah 
Usage: 34

שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

he opened
פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

רחם 
Rechem 
Usage: 26

but Rachel
רחל 
Rachel 
Usage: 47

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Context Readings

Jacob's Sons

30 So Jacob went in to Rachel also, and indeed he loved Rachel more than Leah, and he served with Laban for another seven years. 31 Now the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, and He opened her womb, but Rachel was barren. 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."


Cross References

Deuteronomy 21:15

"If a man has two wives, the one loved and the other unloved, and both the loved and the unloved have borne him sons, if the firstborn son belongs to the unloved,

Genesis 30:22

Then God remembered Rachel, and God gave heed to her and opened her womb.

Psalm 127:3

Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward.

Genesis 16:1

Now Sarai, Abram's wife had borne him no children, and she had an Egyptian maid whose name was Hagar.

Genesis 20:18-2

For the LORD had closed fast all the wombs of the household of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

Genesis 25:21

Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was barren; and the LORD answered him and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Genesis 27:41

So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob."

Genesis 29:30

So Jacob went in to Rachel also, and indeed he loved Rachel more than Leah, and he served with Laban for another seven years.

Genesis 30:1-2

Now when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, she became jealous of her sister; and she said to Jacob, "Give me children, or else I die."

Exodus 3:7

The LORD said, "I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings.

Judges 13:2-3

There was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren and had borne no children.

1 Samuel 1:5

but to Hannah he would give a double portion, for he loved Hannah, but the LORD had closed her womb.

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."

1 Samuel 1:27

"For this boy I prayed, and the LORD has given me my petition which I asked of Him.

1 Samuel 2:21

The LORD visited Hannah; and she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters And the boy Samuel grew before the LORD.

Malachi 1:3

but I have hated Esau, and I have made his mountains a desolation and appointed his inheritance for the jackals of the wilderness."

Matthew 6:24

"No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other You cannot serve God and wealth.

Matthew 10:37

"He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

Luke 1:7

But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in years.

Luke 14:26

"If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.

John 12:25

"He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.

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