Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.”

King James Version

And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me.

Holman Bible

Leah conceived, gave birth to a son, and named him Reuben, for she said, “The Lord has seen my affliction; surely my husband will love me now.”

International Standard Version

Leah conceived, bore a son, and named him Reuben, because she was saying, "The LORD had looked on my torture, so now my husband will love me."

A Conservative Version

And Leah conceived, and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben. For she said, Because LORD has looked upon my affliction, for now my husband will love me.

American Standard Version

And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben. For she said, Because Jehovah hath looked upon my affliction. For now my husband will love me.

Amplified

Leah conceived and gave birth to a son and named him Reuben (See, a son!), for she said, “Because the Lord has seen my humiliation and suffering; now my husband will love me [since I have given him a son].”

Bible in Basic English

And Leah was with child, and gave birth to a son to whom she gave the name Reuben: for she said, The Lord has seen my sorrow; now my husband will have love for me.

Darby Translation

And Leah conceived, and bore a son, and called his name Reuben; for she said, Because Jehovah has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me.

Julia Smith Translation

And Leah will conceive and will bring forth a son, and she will call his name Reuben: for she said that Jehovah saw my affliction, for now my husband will love me.

King James 2000

And Leah conceived, and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD has looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Leah conceived and gave birth to a son, and she called his name Reuben, for she said, "Because Yahweh has noticed my misery, that I [am] unloved. Now my husband will love me."

Modern King James verseion

And Leah conceived and bore a son. And she called his name Reuben, for she said, Surely Jehovah has looked upon my afflictions. Now therefore my husband will love me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Lea conceived and bare a son, and called his name Reuben, for she said, "The LORD hath looked upon my tribulation. And now my husband will love me."

NET Bible

So Leah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Reuben, for she said, "The Lord has looked with pity on my oppressed condition. Surely my husband will love me now."

New Heart English Bible

Leah conceived, and bore a son, and she named him Reuben. For she said, "Because the LORD has looked at my affliction. For now my husband will love me."

The Emphasized Bible

So Leah conceived, and hare a son, and called his name Reuben, - for she said, Because, Yahweh hath looked upon my humiliation, For, now, will my husband love me.

Webster

And Leah conceived, and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me.

World English Bible

Leah conceived, and bore a son, and she named him Reuben. For she said, "Because Yahweh has looked at my affliction. For now my husband will love me."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Leah conceiveth, and beareth a son, and calleth his name Reuben, for she said, 'Because Jehovah hath looked on mine affliction; because now doth my husband love me.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לאה 
Le'ah 
Usage: 34

הרה 
Harah 
Usage: 45

and bare
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

and she called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

ראוּבן 
R@'uwben 
Usage: 72

the Lord

Usage: 0

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

עני 
`oniy 
Usage: 37

my husband
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

will love
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

References

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Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Jacob's Sons

31 And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, 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.” 33 And she conceived again and gave birth to a son; and said, Because the LORD has heard that I was hated, he has therefore given me this son also; and she called his name Simeon.


Cross References

Exodus 4:31

And the people believed; and hearing that the LORD had visited the sons of Israel and that he had seen their affliction, they bowed and worshipped.

Deuteronomy 26:7

And when we cried unto the LORD God of our fathers, the LORD heard our voice and looked on our affliction and our labour and our oppression.

Exodus 3:7

And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

Psalm 25:18

Resh Look upon my affliction and my pain and forgive all my sins.

Genesis 31:42

If the God of my father, the God of Abraham, and the fear of Isaac, were not with me, surely thou would send me away now empty. God has seen my affliction and the work of my hands and rebuked thee last night.

Genesis 16:11

And the angel of the LORD yet said unto her, Behold, thou art with child and shalt bear a son and shalt call his name Ishmael, because the LORD has heard thy affliction.

Genesis 35:22

And it came to pass when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah, his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:

Genesis 37:21-22

When Reuben heard it, he delivered him out of their hands and said, Let us not kill him.

Genesis 37:29

And Reuben returned unto the cistern; and, behold, Joseph was not inside, and he rent his clothes.

Genesis 42:22

Then Reuben answered them, saying, Did I not speak unto you, saying, Do not sin against the young man, and ye would not hear? Therefore, behold, his blood is also required.

Genesis 42:27

And as one of them opened his sack to give his ass fodder in the inn, he saw his money; for, behold, it was in his sack's mouth.

Genesis 46:8-9

And these are the names of the sons of Israel, who came into Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn.

Genesis 49:3-4

Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, principal in dignity, and the principal in power.

1 Samuel 1:11

and she vowed a vow and said, O LORD of the hosts, if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thy handmaid and remember me and not forget thy handmaid but wilt give unto thy handmaid a man child, then I will give him unto the LORD all the days of his life, and no razor shall come upon his head.

1 Samuel 1:20

Therefore, it came to pass when the time was come about after Hannah had conceived, she bore a son and called his name Samuel, , saying, Because I have asked him of the LORD.

2 Samuel 16:12

It may be that the LORD will look on my affliction and that the LORD will requite me good for his cursing this day.

1 Chronicles 5:1

Now the sons of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel, (for he was the firstborn, but because he defiled his father's bed, his birthright was given unto the sons of Joseph, the son of Israel; and he was not counted as the firstborn.

Psalm 106:44

Nevertheless he would look upon their affliction and hear their cry

Luke 1:25

Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men.

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