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).
29(Laban gave his maid Bilhah to his daughter Rachel to be her maid.)
4So she gave him her maid Bilhah as a wife; and Jacob went in to her.5And Bilhah conceived and bore Jacob a son.6Then Rachel said, “God has judged me, and has a ... View more
4So she gave him her maid Bilhah as a wife; and Jacob went in to her.
29Bilhah, Ezem, Tolad,
4Eltolad, Bethul, Hormah,