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Genesis 30:18

    Genesis 30:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I have given my maiden to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Leah said, God has given me my hire, because I have given my maiden to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I gave my handmaid to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Leah said, God has made payment to me for giving my servant-girl to my husband: so she gave her son the name Issachar.

    Webster's Revision

    And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I gave my handmaid to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

    World English Bible

    Leah said, "God has given me my hire, because I gave my handmaid to my husband." She named him Issachar.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I gave my handmaid to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 30:18

    God hath given me my hire - שכרי sechari. And she called his name Issachar, יששכר, This word is compounded of יש yesh, Is, and שכר sachar, Wages, from שכר sachar, to content, satisfy, saturate; hence a satisfaction or compensation for work done, etc.