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Bilhah (1)

BILHAH (1)

bil'-ha (person) (bilhah; Balla):

A slave girl whom Laban gave to Rachel (Genesis 29:29), and whom the latter gave to Jacob as a concubine (Genesis 30:3,4); the mother of Da and Naphtali (Genesis 30:4,7; 35:25; 46:25; 1 Chronicles 7:13); guilty of incest with Reuben (Genesis 35:22).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BILHAH (1)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.