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Genesis 30:1-2

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30:1 When Rachel saw that she could not give Jacob children, she 1  became jealous of her sister. She said to Jacob, “Give me children 2  or I’ll die!” 30:2 Jacob became furious 3  with Rachel and exclaimed, “Am I in the place of God, who has kept you from having children?” 4 

1 tn Heb “Rachel.” The proper name has been replaced by the pronoun (“she”) in the translation for stylistic reasons.

2 tn Heb “sons.”

3 tn Heb “and the anger of Jacob was hot.”

4 tn Heb “who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb.”



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