Bilhah

Bilhah [N] [H] [S]

faltering; bashful, Rachel's handmaid, whom she gave to Jacob ( Genesis 29:29 ). She was the mother of Dan and Naphtali ( Genesis 30:3-8 ). Reuben was cursed by his father for committing adultry with her ( 35:22 ; 49:4 ). He was deprived of the birth-right, which was given to the sons of Joseph.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Bilhah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Bilhah [N] [E] [S]

Bilhan
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Bilhah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Bilhah [N] [E] [H]

(timid, bashful ), handmaid of Rachel, ( Genesis 29:29 ) and concubine of Jacob, to whom she bore Dan and Naphtali. ( Genesis 30:3-8 ; 35:25 ; 46:25 ; 1 Chronicles 7:13 ) (B.C 53.)


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Bilhah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.