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Genesis 30:4-5

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30:4 So Rachel 1  gave him her servant Bilhah as a wife, and Jacob had marital relations with 2  her. 30:5 Bilhah became pregnant 3  and gave Jacob a son. 4 

1 tn Heb “and she”; the referent (Rachel) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

2 tn Heb “went in to.” The expression “went in to” in this context refers to sexual intercourse.

3 tn Or “Bilhah conceived” (also in v. 7).

4 tn Heb “and she bore for Jacob a son.”



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