Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Genesis 29:33

Context
NETBible

She became pregnant again and had another son. She said, “Because the Lord heard that I was unloved, 1  he gave me this one too.” So she named him Simeon. 2 

XREF

Ge 30:6,8,18,20; Ge 34:25,30; Ge 35:23; Ge 42:24; Ge 49:5,6

NET © Notes

tn Heb “hated.” See the note on the word “unloved” in v. 31.

sn The name Simeon (שִׁמְעוֹן, shimon) is derived from the verbal root שָׁמַע (shama’) and means “hearing.” The name is appropriate since it is reminder that the Lord “heard” about Leah’s unloved condition and responded with pity.



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