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Leah

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Weary, the eldest daughter of Laban, and sister of Rachel (Genesis 29:16 ). Jacob took her to wife through a deceit of her father (Genesis 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 (Genesis 31 ), and was buried in the cave of Machpelah (49:31).


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Leah'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/l/leah.html. 1897.

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