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leah

leah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Leah 
  weary,  the  eldest  daughter  of  Laban,  and  sister  of  Rachel  (Gen. 
  29:16).  Jacob  took  her  to  wife  through  a  deceit  of  her  father 
  (Gen.  29:23).  She  was  "tender-eyed"  (17).  She  bore  to  Jacob  six 
  sons  (32-35),  also  one  daughter,  Dinah  (30:21).  She  accompanied 
  Jacob  into  Canaan,  and  died  there  before  the  time  of  the  going 
  down  into  Egypt  (Gen.  31),  and  was  buried  in  the  cave  of 
  Machpelah  (49:31). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Leah,  weary;  tired