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Definition of RACHEL
: a wife of Jacob and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin
First Known Use of RACHEL
In the book of Genesis, one of Jacob's two wives. Jacob was forced to serve her father, Laban, for seven years to win her, but at the end of that time he was tricked into marrying her sister, Leah. He was then allowed to marry Rachel as well, in return for seven more years of labour. At first childless, Rachel eventually gave birth to Joseph, and she died giving birth to Benjamin.
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