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Old Testament Hebrew

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  1. Handmaid of Leah and mother of Gad and Asher. (biblical character)
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version), Genesis 35:22-26
      Now the sons of Jacob were twelve: 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram.
  2. A female given name of biblical origin.


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