Parallel Verses

Amplified

So Rachel said, “With mighty wrestlings [in prayer to God] I have struggled with my sister and have prevailed.” So she named him Naphtali (my wrestlings).

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And Rachel said, With great wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and I have prevailed: and she called his name Naphtali.

Holman Bible

Rachel said, “In my wrestlings with God, I have wrestled with my sister and won,” and she named him Naphtali.

International Standard Version

so Rachel said, "I've been through a mighty struggle with my sister and won." She named him Naphtali.

A Conservative Version

And Rachel said, With mighty wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and have prevailed. And she called his name Naphtali.

American Standard Version

And Rachel said, With mighty wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and have prevailed: and she called his name Naphtali.

Bible in Basic English

And Rachel said, I have had a great fight with my sister, and I have overcome her: and she gave the child the name Naphtali.

Darby Translation

And Rachel said, Wrestlings of God have I wrestled with my sister, and have prevailed; and she called his name Naphtali.

Julia Smith Translation

And Rachel will say, The wrestlings of God I wrestled with my sister; also I was able. And she will call his name Naphtali.

King James 2000

And Rachel said, With great wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and I have prevailed: and she called his name Naphtali.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Rachel said, "I have struggled a mighty struggle with my sister and have prevailed." And she called his name Naphtali.

Modern King James verseion

And Rachel said, With the wrestlings of God I have wrestled with my sister, and I have prevailed. And she called his name Naphtali.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Rachel said, "God is turned, and I have made a change with my sister, and have gotten the upper hand." And she called his name Naphtali.

NET Bible

Then Rachel said, "I have fought a desperate struggle with my sister, but I have won." So she named him Naphtali.

New Heart English Bible

Rachel said, "With mighty wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and have prevailed." She named him Naphtali.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Rachel With wrestlings of God, have I wrestled with my sister Yea I have prevailed. So she called his name, Naphtali.

Webster

And Rachel said, With great wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and I have prevailed: and she called his name Naphtali.

World English Bible

Rachel said, "With mighty wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and have prevailed." She named him Naphtali.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Rachel saith, 'With wrestlings of God I have wrestled with my sister, yea, I have prevailed;' and she calleth his name Napthali.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רחל 
Rachel 
Usage: 47

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נפתּוּל 
Naphtuwl 
Usage: 1

פּתל 
Pathal 
Usage: 5

with my sister
אחות 
'achowth 
Usage: 114

and I have prevailed
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

and she called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

References

Context Readings

Jacob's Children

7 Bilhah, Rachel’s maid, conceived again and gave birth to a second son for Jacob. 8 So Rachel said, “With mighty wrestlings [in prayer to God] I have struggled with my sister and have prevailed.” So she named him Naphtali (my wrestlings). 9 When Leah saw that she had stopped bearing [children], she took Zilpah her maid and gave her to Jacob as a [secondary] wife.



Cross References

Genesis 49:21


“Naphtali is a doe let loose, [a swift warrior,]
Which yields branched antlers (eloquent words).

Matthew 4:13

And leaving Nazareth, He went and settled in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the country of Zebulun and Naphtali.

Genesis 23:6

“Listen to us, my lord; you are a prince of God [a mighty prince] among us; bury your dead in the choicest of our graves; none of us will refuse you his grave or hinder you from burying your dead [wife].”

Genesis 32:24-25

So Jacob was left alone, and a Man [came and] wrestled with him until daybreak.

Genesis 35:25

and the sons of Bilhah, Rachel’s maid: Dan and Naphtali;

Genesis 46:24

The sons of Naphtali: Jahzeel, Guni, Jezer, and Shillem.

Exodus 9:28

Pray and entreat the Lord, for there has been enough of God’s thunder and hail; I will let you go, and you shall stay here no longer.”

Deuteronomy 33:23

Of Naphtali he said,

“O Naphtali, satisfied with favor,
And full of the blessing of the Lord,
Take possession of the sea [of Galilee] and the south.”

1 Samuel 14:15

And there was trembling in the [Philistine] camp, in the field, and among all the people; even the garrison and the raiding party trembled [in fear], and the earth quaked and it became a trembling and terror from God.

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