Leah

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Leah : weary, the eldest daughter of Laban, and sister of Rachel (Genesis 29:16). Jacob took her to wife through a deceit of her father (Genesis 29:23). She was "tender-eyed" (Genesis 29:17). She bore to Jacob six sons (Genesis 32-35), also one daughter, Dinah (Genesis 30:21). She accompanied Jacob into Canaan, and died there before the time of the going down into Egypt (Genesis 31), and was buried in the cave of Machpelah (Genesis 49:31).

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