Rachel in the Bible

Who was Rachel in the Bible?

Rachel was a Biblical figure found predominantly in Genesis who is best known for her unsuccessful attempts to have children but eventually gave birth to two sons. Rachel was the favorite of Jacob's two wives and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin, two of the twelve forebears of the tribes of Israel. The site revered as her burial place (Rachel's Tomb) is one of the holiest sites in Judaism.

Rachel is one of the important matriarchs from the Old Testament and a crucial figure in the development of Israel. Discover the many Bible verses about Rachel in this collection of scripture quotes!