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ZILPAH . A slave-girl given to Leah by Lahan, Genesis 29:24 (P [Note: Priestly Narrative.] ), and by her to Jacob as a concubine, Genesis 30:9 (J [Note: Jahwist.] ); the mother of Gad and Asher, Genesis 30:10-13 (J [Note: Jahwist.] ), Genesis 35:26 , Genesis 37:3 , Genesis 46:16 (all P [Note: Priestly Narrative.] ). Cf. art. Tribes of Israel.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Zilpah'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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