Genesis 29:24
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New International Version
And Laban gave his servant Zilpah to his daughter as her attendant.

King James Bible
And Laban gave unto his daughter Leah Zilpah his maid for an handmaid.

Darby Bible Translation
And Laban gave to her Zilpah, his maidservant, to be maidservant to Leah his daughter.

World English Bible
Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid to his daughter Leah for a handmaid.

Young's Literal Translation
and Laban giveth to her Zilpah, his maid-servant, to Leah his daughter, a maid-servant.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And Laban gave - Zilpah his maid - Slaves given in this way to a daughter on her marriage, were the peculiar property of the daughter; and over them the husband had neither right nor power.

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Zilpah.

Genesis 16:1 Now Sarai Abram's wife bore him no children: and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.

Genesis 24:59 And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.

Genesis 30:9-12 When Leah saw that she had left bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, and gave her Jacob to wife...

Genesis 46:18 These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah his daughter, and these she bore to Jacob, even sixteen souls.

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The Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
Ver. 8. "Judah, thou, thy brethren shall praise thee; thy hand shall be on the neck of thine enemies; before thee shall bow down the sons of thy father. Ver. 9. A lion's whelp is Judah; from the prey, my son, thou goest up; he stoopeth down, he coucheth as a lion, and as a full-grown lion, who shall rouse him up? Ver. 10. The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come, and unto Him the people shall adhere." Thus does dying Jacob, in announcing
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Epistle v. To Theoctista, Sister of the Emperor.
To Theoctista, Sister of the Emperor. Gregory to Theoctista, &c. With how great devotion my mind prostrates itself before your Venerableness I cannot fully express in words; nor yet do I labour to give utterance to it, since, even though I were silent, you read in your heart your own sense of my devotion. I wonder, however, that you withdrew your countenance, till of late bestowed on me, from this my recent engagement in the pastoral office; wherein, under colour of episcopacy, I have been brought
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

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Genesis 29:23
But when evening came, he took his daughter Leah and brought her to Jacob, and Jacob made love to her.

Genesis 29:25
When morning came, there was Leah! So Jacob said to Laban, "What is this you have done to me? I served you for Rachel, didn't I? Why have you deceived me?"

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