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Leah

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(a) Third of the four Matriarchs. Oldest daughter of Laban; her father deceptively gave her hand in matrimony to Jacob, switching her for the intended bride, her younger sister Rachel. Mother of Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulon, and Dinah. Buried in the Cave of Machpelah in Hebron. (b) A common Jewish name.

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Entry for 'Leah'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/l/leah.html. 2012.

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