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Genesis 35:17

    Genesis 35:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, when she was in hard labor, that the midwife said to her, Fear not; you shall have this son also.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, when she was in hard labor, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; for now thou shalt have another son.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when her pain was very great, the woman who was helping her said, Have no fear; for now you will have another son.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, when she was in hard labor, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; for now thou shalt have another son.

    World English Bible

    When she was in hard labor, the midwife said to her, "Don't be afraid, for now you will have another son."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; for now thou shalt have another son.

    Wesley's Notes on Genesis 35:17

    35:17 Rachel had said when she bore Joseph, God shall give me another son, which now the midwife remembers, and tells her, her words were made good. Yet this did not avail; unless God command away fear, no one else can. We are apt in extreme perils to comfort ourselves and our friends with the hopes of a temporal deliverance, in which we may be disappointed; we had better ground our comforts on that which cannot fail us, the hope of eternal life. Rachel had passionately said, Give me children, or else I die; and now she had children (for this was her second) she died.