Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Leah?
The definition and outline of Leah is as follows: According to the
Old Testament Leah was the elder daughter of Laban, the sister to
Rachel, and the first wife of Jacob, the Hebrew patriarch.
Biography, Facts and
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provides a concise biography with facts and information about Leah:
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).
We have selected Leah as one of the most important women from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline
of this famous woman.
Much of the information is taken from
the classic reference books including
Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
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