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Zilpah

Zilpah was Leah's servant and one of Jacob's concubines.

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Zilpah was Leah's servant, given to her by Laban upon the event of her marriage to Jacob. When Leah stopped having children for a while after the birth of Judah, she gave Zilpah to Jacob as a concubine. Zilpah had two sons Gad and Asher.

AUTHOR: Robert Brusic, Seminary Pastor Emeritus

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