When the Lord saw that Leah was unloved, 1 he enabled her to become pregnant 2 while Rachel remained childless.
When the LORD saw that Leah was not loved, he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.
Now the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, and He opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.
But because Leah was unloved, the LORD let her have a child, while Rachel was childless.
When GOD realized that Leah was unloved, he opened her womb. But Rachel was barren.
Now the Lord, seeing that Leah was not loved, gave her a child; while Rachel had no children.
When the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, he opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.
When the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, He opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.
And when the LORD
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When the Lord
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1 tn Heb “hated.” The rhetorical device of overstatement is used (note v. 30, which says simply that Jacob loved Rachel more than he did Leah) to emphasize that Rachel, as Jacob’s true love and the primary object of his affections, had an advantage over Leah.
2 tn Heb “he opened up her womb.”