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Rebekah (or Rebecca), Daughter of Bethuel and sister of Laban; married to Isaac (Gen. 22:23; 24); mother of Esau and Jacob (25:20–28); pretends to be Isaac’s sister (26:7, 8); angry with Esau (26:35), and helps to obtain the blessing for Jacob (27; 28:5; 29:12); her grave (49:31); her nurse (24:59; 35:8).

Rebekah was the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram and sister of Laban the Aramean. Rebecca and Isaac were one of the four couples believed to be buried in the Cave of the Patriarchs, the other three being Adam and Eve, Abraham and Sarah, and Jacob and Leah.



Children


Offspring of Isaac and Rebekah, daughter of Bethuel
Name Birth Death Joined with
Esau ben Isaac Adah bat Elon
Aholibamah bat Anah
Bashemath bat Ishmael
Judith, daughter of Beeri the Hittite

Jacob ben Isaac 9999 Land of Canaan 9999 Goshen, Egypt Leah, daughter of Laban
Rachel, daughter of Laban
Bilhah, daughter of Laban
Zilpah, daughter of Laban

Siblings


Offspring of Bethuel and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rebekah, daughter of Bethuel 9999 Mesopotamia 9999 Hebron, Land of Canaan Isaac ben Abraham

Laban ben Bethuel 9999 Mesopotamia 9999 Land of Canaan


References

  • Book of Genesis 22-25
  • Rebekah - LDS Bible Dictionary
  • Rebecca - Wikipedia

Offspring



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