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  • Leah – the Unloved, but Fruitful Wife

    April 15, 2020 by

    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

  • Rachel – the Beautiful Shepherdess

    March 14, 2020 by

    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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