And Laban gave unto his daughter Leah Zilpah his maid, [for]
] It was usual to have many given them at this time, as Rebekah seems to have had, ( Genesis 24:59 Genesis 24:61 ) ; but Leah had but one, and this was all the portion Jacob had with her. The Targum of Jonathan is,
``and Laban gave her Zilpah his daughter, whom his concubine bore unto him:''hence the Jews say F17, that the daughters of a man by his concubines are called maids.
F17 Pirke Eliezer, c. 36.