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When Leah saw that

"When Leah became aware that"

she took Zilpah, her servant, and gave her to Jacob as a wife

"she gave Zilpah, her servant, to Jacob as a wife"


This is the name of Leah's female servant. See how you translated this in Genesis 29:24.

bore Jacob a son

"gave birth to a son for Jacob"

This is fortunate!

"How fortunate!" or "What good luck!"

called his name Gad

Translators may also add a footnote that says "The name Gad means 'fortunate.'"


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  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/gad