Zilpah
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Zilpah

distillation from the mouth

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Zilpah

(a trickling), a Syrian given by Laban to his daughter Leah as an attendant, (Genesis 29:24) and by Leah to Jacob as a concubine. She was the mother of Gad and Asher. (Genesis 30:9-13; 35:26; 37:2; 46:18) (B.C. 1753.)

ATS Bible Dictionary
Zilpah

The maid of Leah, who became the secondary wife of Jacob, and the mother of Gad and Asher, Genesis 29:24; 30:9-13.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Drooping, Leah's handmaid, and the mother of Gad and Asher (Genesis 30:9-13).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ZILPAH

zil'-pa (zilpah, meaning uncertain; Zelpha): The ancestress of Gad and Asher (Genesis 30:10, 12; Genesis 35:26; Genesis 46:18), a slave girl of Leah's, given her by Laban (Genesis 29:24; Genesis 30:9). In Ezekiel 48 the Zilpah tribes have the 5th division toward the South of Palestine and the 6th to the North, a slightly more favorable position than that of the Bilhah tribes.

Strong's Hebrew
2153. Zilpah -- one of Jacob's wives
... 2152, 2153. Zilpah. 2154 . one of Jacob's wives. Transliteration: Zilpah
Phonetic Spelling: (zil-paw) Short Definition: Zilpah. ...
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Library

The Trials and visions of Devout Youth
... Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and
the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/the trials and visions of.htm

Chapter xxxvii
... a shepherd's work among the flocks together with his brethren, and in fact he was
a servant together with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, the wives ...
/.../leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xxxvii.htm

Chapter xxx
... 9-11. When Leah saw that she had ceased from bearing children, she took
Zilpah, her handmaid, and gave her to Jacob for wife. And ...
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The Testament of Naphtali Concerning Natural Goodness.
... noble; and he was taken captive, and was bought by Laban; and he gave him Aena his
handmaid to wife, and she bore a daughter, and called her Zilpah, after the ...
/.../viii the testament of naphtali concerning.htm

The Testament of Gad Concerning Hatred.
... And Joseph told our father that the sons of Zilpah and Bilhah were slaying the best
of the beasts, [159] and devouring them without the knowledge of Judah and ...
/.../the testaments of the twelve patriarchs/ix the testament of gad concerning.htm

Joseph and his Brethren
... Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and
he was a lad with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's ...
/.../select masterpieces of biblical literature/i joseph and his brethren.htm

Chapter xlix
... Then come the four sons of the handmaids, though the two sons of Zilpah, Asher and
Gad, are inserted between the two sons of Bilhah, Dan and Naphtali. ...
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Chapter xlvi
... Malchiel. These are children of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah, his daughter;
and these she bare unto Jacob, sixteen persons. Rearranged ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xlvi.htm

Chapter xxix
... her. Also Laban gave Zilpah his maid to Leah, his daughter, as her own
maid. ... more. "Zilpah" perhaps means "nearness," "intimacy.". ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xxix.htm

Circumcision, Temple Service, and Naming of Jesus.
... daughter of Phanuel [the same as Peniel, meaning "Face of God""Genesis 32:30], of
the tribe of Asher [Asher was the second son of Jacob and Zilpah (Genesis 30 ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xii circumcision temple service and.htm

Thesaurus
Zilpah (7 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ZILPAH. zil'-pa (zilpah, meaning ... of the Bilhah
tribes. Multi-Version Concordance Zilpah (7 Occurrences). ...
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Maid-servant (49 Occurrences)
... woman;' (YLT). Genesis 29:24 and Laban giveth to her Zilpah, his maid-servant,
to Leah his daughter, a maid-servant. (YLT). Genesis ...
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Maidservant (73 Occurrences)
... Abraham. (See NIV). Genesis 29:24 And Laban gave to her Zilpah, his maidservant,
to be maidservant to Leah his daughter. (DBY NIV). ...
/m/maidservant.htm - 28k

Asher (43 Occurrences)
... Happy, Jacob's eigth son; his mother was Zilpah, Leah's handmaid (Genesis 30:13). ...
Genesis 35:26 The sons of Zilpah (Leah's handmaid): Gad and Asher. ...
/a/asher.htm - 26k

Leah's (5 Occurrences)
... (WEB JPS ASV BBE NAS RSV). Genesis 30:10 Zilpah, Leah's handmaid, bore Jacob a son. ...
Genesis 30:12 Zilpah, Leah's handmaid, bore Jacob a second son. ...
/l/leah's.htm - 7k

Maid (57 Occurrences)
... Genesis 29:24 Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid to his daughter Leah for a handmaid. ...
Genesis 30:10 Zilpah, Leah's handmaid, bore Jacob a son. ...
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Beareth (108 Occurrences)
... Jacob, (YLT). Genesis 30:10 and Zilpah, Leah's maid-servant, beareth to Jacob
a son, (YLT). Genesis 30:12 And Zilpah, Leah's maid-servant ...
/b/beareth.htm - 34k

Leah (30 Occurrences)
... He went in to her. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Genesis 29:24
Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid to his daughter Leah for a handmaid. ...
/l/leah.htm - 19k

Gad (78 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Fortune; luck. (1.) Jacob's seventh son, by Zilpah, Leah's
handmaid, and the brother of Asher (Genesis 30:11-13; 46:16, 18). ...
/g/gad.htm - 49k

Bare (250 Occurrences)
... (KJV ASV). Genesis 30:10 And Zilpah Leah's maid bare Jacob a son. (KJV ASV). Genesis
30:12 And Zilpah Leah's maid bare Jacob a second son. (KJV ASV). ...
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Concordance
Zilpah (7 Occurrences)

Genesis 29:24
Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid to his daughter Leah for a handmaid.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 30:9
When Leah saw that she had finished bearing, she took Zilpah, her handmaid, and gave her to Jacob as a wife.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 30:10
Zilpah, Leah's handmaid, bore Jacob a son.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 30:12
Zilpah, Leah's handmaid, bore Jacob a second son.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 35:26
The sons of Zilpah (Leah's handmaid): Gad and Asher. These are the sons of Jacob, who were born to him in Paddan Aram.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 37:2
This is the history of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brothers. He was a boy with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. Joseph brought an evil report of them to their father.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Zilpah

Zilpah: Leah's Handmaiden

Zilpah: Mother of Gad and Asher by Jacob

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Leah's (5 Occurrences)

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Leah (30 Occurrences)

Gad (78 Occurrences)

Bare (250 Occurrences)

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Bore (221 Occurrences)

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Tending (11 Occurrences)

Records (50 Occurrences)

Enjoying (9 Occurrences)

Paddan (11 Occurrences)

Padanaram (10 Occurrences)

Padan-aram (10 Occurrences)

Paddan-aram (10 Occurrences)

Pasturing (7 Occurrences)

Births (34 Occurrences)

Bilhah (11 Occurrences)

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Seventeen (12 Occurrences)

Sixteen (24 Occurrences)

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Shepherding (2 Occurrences)

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Ceased (80 Occurrences)

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Generations (148 Occurrences)

Girl (71 Occurrences)

Flocks (128 Occurrences)

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Souls (114 Occurrences)

Bringeth (313 Occurrences)

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Jacob (361 Occurrences)

Finished (157 Occurrences)

Bad (129 Occurrences)

Flock (242 Occurrences)

Report (127 Occurrences)

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