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Bilhah

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Bilhah

Faltering; bashful, Rachel's handmaid, whom she gave to Jacob (Genesis 29:29). She was the mother of Dan and Naphtali (Genesis 30:3-8). Reuben was cursed by his father for committing adultry with her (35:22; 49:4). He was deprived of the birth-right, which was given to the sons of Joseph.


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Bilhah

Bilhan, who is old or confused


Naves Topical Index
Bilhah

1. Rachel's servant

Bears children by Jacob
Genesis 29:29; Genesis 30:3-4; Genesis 37:2

Mother of Dan and Naphtali
Genesis 30:1-8; Genesis 35:25; Genesis 46:23-25

Reuben's incest with
Genesis 35:22; Genesis 49:4

2. A place in the land of Simeon

General references
1 Chronicles 4:29

Called Balah
Joshua 19:3

Called Baalah
Joshua 15:29


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bilhah

(timid, bashful), handmaid of Rachel, (Genesis 29:29) and concubine of Jacob, to whom she bore Dan and Naphtali. (Genesis 30:3-8; 35:25; 46:25; 1 Chronicles 7:13) (B.C 53.)