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Then Rachel said, “You can have my maid Bilhah. Sleep with her, and she will have a child for me.[a] Then I can be a mother through her.”

So Rachel gave Bilhah to her husband Jacob. He had sexual relations with Bilhah. She became pregnant and gave birth to a son for Jacob.

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  1. Genesis 30:3 she will have a child for me Literally, “she will give birth on my knees, and I, too, will have a son through her.”

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