Parallel Bible VersionsHebrew Bible Study Tools

Genesis 29:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Laban gave to Rachel his daughter Bilhah his handmaid to be her handmaid.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Laban gave to Rachel his daughter Bilhah his handmaid to be her maid.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Laban also gave his maid Bilhah to his daughter Rachel as her maid.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Laban gave to Rachel, his daughter, Bilhah, his handmaid, to be her maid.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Laban gave to Rachel his daughter, Bilhah, his maidservant, to be her maidservant.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Laban gave, to Rachel his daughter Bilhah, his handmaid,—to be hers, as a handmaid.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Laban giveth to Rachel his daughter Bilhah his maid-servant, for a maid-servant to her.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— To whom her father gave Bala, for her servant.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Laban gaue to Rachel his daughter, Bilhah his handmayd, to be her mayd.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Laban gave to his daughter his handmaid Bilhah{gr.Balla}, for a handmaid to her.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Lavan gave to Rachel his daughter Bilhah his handmaid to be her maid.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Lvn לָבָן 3837
{3837} Prime
לָבָן
Laban
{law-bawn'}
The same as H3836; Laban, a Mesopotamian; also a place in the Desert.
gave 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
to Rl רָחֵל 7354
{7354} Prime
רָחֵל
Rachel
{raw-khale'}
The same as H7353; Rachel, a wife of Jacob.
his daughter 1323
{1323} Prime
בַּת
bath
{bath}
From H1129 (as feminine of H1121); a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively).
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
Bilh בִּלהָה 1090
{1090} Prime
בִּלְהָה
Bilhah
{bil-haw'}
From H1089; timid; Bilhah, the name of one of Jacob's concubines; also of a place in Palestine.
his handmaid 8198
{8198} Prime
שִׁפְחָה
shiphchah
{shif-khaw'}
Feminine from an unused root meaning to spread out (as a family; see H4940); a female slave (as a member of the household).
to be her maid. 8198
{8198} Prime
שִׁפְחָה
shiphchah
{shif-khaw'}
Feminine from an unused root meaning to spread out (as a family; see H4940); a female slave (as a member of the household).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Genesis 29:29

_ _ gave to Rachel his daughter Bilhah to be her maid — A father in good circumstances still gives his daughter from his household a female slave, over whom the young wife, independently of her husband, has the absolute control.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 29:15-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

[[no comment]]

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

[[no comment]]

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Bilhah:

Genesis 29:24 And Laban gave unto his daughter Leah Zilpah his maid [for] an handmaid.
Genesis 30:3-8 And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; and she shall bear upon my knees, that I may also have children by her. ... And Rachel said, With great wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and I have prevailed: and she called his name Naphtali.
Genesis 35:22 And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard [it]. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:
Genesis 35:25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali:
Genesis 37:2 These [are] the generations of Jacob. 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 wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.
Random Bible VersesNew Quotes



Chain-Reference Bible Search
Newest Chat Bible Comment
Comment HereComplete Biblical ResearchComplete Chat Bible Commentary
Please post your comment on Genesis 29:29.
Name:

WWW Chat Bible Commentary

User-Posted Comments on Genesis 29:29


Recent Chat Bible Comments