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1 The servant of Laban’s daughter Rachel and mother of Dan and Naphtali (Gen 29:29; Gen 30:4-7). Rachel’s childlessness led her to give Bilhah as concubine to Jacob; in an adoption ritual (Gen 30:4), Bilhah’s children would legally be Rachel’s. 2 In (1Chr 4:29), a location in Simeonite territory (Balah, Josh 19:4).

  • Powell, Mark Allan, ed. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Abridged Edition. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.