The shepherdess who was the younger daughter of Laban, and second wife of Jacob; she was Jacob's first love, and had two sons by him whom she named Joseph and Benjamin.
One of the Matriarchs and Jacob's most beloved wife. Mother to Joseph and Benjamin, whom she died giving birth to.
Lavan's younger daughter and Jacob's beloved wife, though he is initially tricked into marrying her older sister Leah. Rachel grieves throughout her life that she is barren while Leah is so fertile. Ultimately, Rachel gives birth to Joseph and dies in childbirth with Benjamin. Rachel is remembered as compassionate (she is said to still weep for her children), and infertile women often invoke Rachel as a kind of intercessor and visit her tomb on the road to Bethlehem.
one of the Four Mothers - Wife of Yackov - Mother of Yosef and Binyamin - Daughter of Lavan
(Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin
a gently lovely person who makes you feel totally at ease when doing a reading
Jewish woman's name; in the Old Testament the favorite wife of Jacob. [ The Walk] - fictitional figure, friend of Agathon in Trakl's dialogue From the Golden Chalice - Mary Magdalene.
The daughter of Laban, most loved wife of Jacob, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. See Chapter 2.
Rachel (, , also spelled Rachael) "Ewe," also "innocence and gentility of a rose" and may mean "lovely". Standard Hebrew , Tiberian Hebrew , ) is the second and favorite wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin, first mentioned in the Book of Genesis of the Hebrew Bible. She is the daughter of Laban and the younger sister of Leah, Jacob's first wife.