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bilhah


bilhah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Bilhah 
  faltering;  bashful,  Rachel's  handmaid,  whom  she  gave  to  Jacob 
  (Gen.  29:29).  She  was  the  mother  of  Dan  and  Naphtali  (Gen. 
  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. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Bilhah,  Bilhan,  who  is  old  or  confused