Re·​bek·​ah ri-ˈbe-kə How to pronounce Rebekah (audio)
in the Bible : the wife of Isaac

Word History


Hebrew Ribhqāh

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Rebekah was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Rebekah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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