The Twelve Sons of Jacob (in order by birth

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Mother Leah Leah Leah Leah Bilhah Bilhah Zilpah Zilpah Leah Leah Rachel Rachel Name Reuben Simeon Levi Judah Dan Naphtali Gad Asher Issachar Zebulun Joseph Benjamin Meaning €look, a son• €hearing• €joined• €he will be praised• €he vindicated• €my struggle• €good fortune• €happy one• €man of reward• €honor• €may he add• €son of the right hand• Reason The LORD looked on Leah‚s affliction. The LORD heard about Leah‚s unloved condition. Leah hoped this time her husband would be joined to her. €This time I will praise the LORD.• God vindicated Rachel by giving her a son. Rachel had struggled mightily with Leah. Leah‚s feeling that good fortune had come her way. €How happy I am, for women will call me happy!• Leah‚s reward for giving Zilpah as a wife to Jacob. Leah hoped Jacob would honor her because she had given him six sons. Rachel hoped God would give her an additional son. A replacement name for Ben-Oni (€son of my suffering•). Genesis 29:32 29:33 29:34 29:35 30:6 30:8 30:11 30:13 30:18 30:20 30:24 35:18

Not all name meanings are exact. For example, the precise meaning of €Levi• is debated, but it sounds like the Hebrew verb ‫( לוה‬lavah), €to join.•

The Twelve Sons of Jacob (in order by birth)
Mother Leah Leah Leah Leah Bilhah Bilhah Zilpah Zilpah Leah Leah Rachel Rachel Name Reuben Simeon Levi Judah Dan Naphtali Gad Asher Issachar Zebulun Joseph Benjamin Meaning €look, a son• €hearing• €joined• €he will be praised• €he vindicated• €my struggle• €good fortune• €happy one• €man of reward• €honor• €may he add• €son of the right hand• Reason The LORD looked on Leah‚s affliction. The LORD heard about Leah‚s unloved condition. Leah hoped this time her husband would be joined to her. €This time I will praise the LORD.• God vindicated Rachel by giving her a son. Rachel had struggled mightily with Leah. Leah‚s feeling that good fortune had come her way. €How happy I am, for women will call me happy!• Leah‚s reward for giving Zilpah as a wife to Jacob. Leah hoped Jacob would honor her because she had given him six sons. Rachel hoped God would give her an additional son. A replacement name for Ben-Oni (€son of my suffering•). Genesis 29:32 29:33 29:34 29:35 30:6 30:8 30:11 30:13 30:18 30:20 30:24 35:18

Not all name meanings are exact. For example, the precise meaning of €Levi• is debated, but it sounds like the Hebrew verb ‫( לוה‬lavah), €to join.•