The Family of Jacob
29:31 When the Lord saw that Leah was unloved, 1 he enabled her to become pregnant 2 while Rachel remained childless. 29:32 So Leah became pregnant 3 and gave birth to a son. She named him Reuben, 4 for she said, “The Lord has looked with pity on my oppressed condition. 5 Surely my husband will love me now.”
29:33 She became pregnant again and had another son. She said, “Because the Lord heard that I was unloved, 6 he gave me this one too.” So she named him Simeon. 7
29:34 She became pregnant again and had another son. She said, “Now this time my husband will show me affection, 8 because I have given birth to three sons for him.” That is why he was named Levi. 9
29:35 She became pregnant again and had another son. She said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” That is why she named him Judah. 10 Then she stopped having children.