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Genesis 30:23

Context
NETBible

She became pregnant 1  and gave birth to a son. Then she said, “God has taken away my shame.” 2 

XREF

Ge 29:31; 1Sa 1:5,6; Isa 4:1; Lu 1:21,25,27

NET © Notes

tn Or “conceived.”

tn Heb “my reproach.” A “reproach” is a cutting taunt or painful ridicule, but here it probably refers by metonymy to Rachel’s barren condition, which was considered shameful in this culture and was the reason why she was the object of taunting and ridicule.



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