Genesis 29:29

29 (Laban gave 1his female servant Bilhah to his daughter Rachel to be her servant.)

Genesis 29:29 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 29:29

And Laban gave to Rachel his daughter, Bilhah his handmaid to
be her maid.
] As he had given Leah an handmaid he gave Rachel another; and this in the Targum of Jonathan is said to be a daughter of Laban by a concubine also, as the former.

Genesis 29:29 In-Context

27 Complete the week of this one, and we will give you the other also in return for serving me another seven years."
28 Jacob did so, and completed her week. Then Laban gave him his daughter Rachel to be his wife.
29 (Laban gave his female servant Bilhah to his daughter Rachel to be her servant.)
30 So Jacob went in to Rachel also, and he loved Rachel more than Leah, and served Laban for another seven years.
31 When the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.

Cross References 1

  • 1. See Genesis 30:3-7