Definitions for rachelˈreɪ tʃəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Jacob's favorite wife, the mother of Joseph and Benjamin. Gen. 29–35.
(Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin
Younger daughter of Laban, sister to Leah, and second wife of Jacob.
Origin: From רָחֵל, "ewe"
Rachel as described in the Bible, is the favorite wife of Jacob, one of the three Biblical Patriarchs, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. She was the daughter of Laban and the younger sister of Leah, Jacob's first wife. Jacob was her first cousin, and she was the youngest niece of Rebekah.
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