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BILHAH (bĭl'ha, foolish)

Maidservant of Rachel, Jacob’s beloved wife; she was later given to Jacob by Rachel that she might bear children who would be credited to Rachel (Gen.29.29; Gen.30.1-Gen.30.8). She became ancestress of the two tribes, Dan and Naphtali. In the polygamous system of early Israel, she would be ranked higher than a mere concubine, but not as high as her free-born mistress.A town in the tribe of Simeon; “Balah” in Josh.19.3.

2. A city in the territory of Simeon (1 Chron 4:29); prob. the same as BALAH (Josh 19:3) and BAALAH (15:29).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(place) (bilhah; Codex Alexandrinus, Balaa; Codex Vaticanus, Abella): A city in Simeon (1Ch 4:29) = Baalah (Jos 15:29), Balah (Jos 19:3), and Baalath (Jos 19:44). Unidentified.

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