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All of the Women of the Bible - Chapter 3, Rachel, Leah, Dinah Summary & Analysis

Edith Deen
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Chapter 3, Rachel, Leah, Dinah Summary and Analysis

Jacob is introduced. He observes an attractive woman and it is shown how this is a relative of his mother's. She is his mother's niece, so obviously they are related. He is interested; there is a story about how they drink from the same dipper at a watering hole and this unites them in spirit. Jacob is reported to have been the most dedicated and sincere lover in the entire Bible. He got like this prior to problems relating to her marriage. This young lady is Rachel. In fact, Jacob was deceived by his new father-in-law into marrying two of his daughters. He married the eldest first; this was Leah, and afterward was still permitted to unite with Rachel. Leah had an easier time getting pregnant and was apparently rather docile. Edith Green writes that she went unloved by...

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