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Leah, the oldest daughter, was given to Jacob as his wife by her father Laban: “It is not our custom for the younger to be married before the older” Her life for the next few years is marked by the birth of her children. First Reuben – “Yahweh has seen my misery” (now my husband… Read more
Chronologically our next significant “Woman of the Bible” is Rachel. Her story is much entwined with that of her sister Leah. Rachel is noted for her beauty and she wins the heart of Jacob, Leah, the other sister, unloved, married by a trick to the trickster Jacob, she however is the ancestor of Joseph the… Read more
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