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Zilpah

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(zihl' puh) Personal name perhaps meaning, “short-nosed.” Leah's maid (Genesis 29:24 ; Genesis 46:18 ), given to Jacob as a concubine (Genesis 30:9 ; Genesis 37:2 ); mother of Gad and Asher who were regarded as Leah's sons (Genesis 30:10 ,Genesis 30:10,30:12 ; Genesis 35:26 ).


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Zilpah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/z/zilpah.html. 1991.

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