Day: June 30, 2023

Genesis 30 : Jacob gets sons and sheep

June 30, 2023 ·

Summary: Rachel, feeling jealous of Leah's ability to bear children, offers her maidservant, Bilhah, to Jacob, resulting in the birth of two sons. In response, Leah gives her maidservant, Zilpah, to Jacob, who also gives birth to two sons. As a further arrangement, Leah agrees to let Jacob sleep with her in exchange for mandrakes, which leads to the birth of two additional sons. Finally, Rachel herself conceives and gives birth to a son named Joseph. Later, Jacob expresses his… Read more.