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Rachel[a] responded, “Here’s my handmaid Bilhah. Go have sex with her. She can bear children[b] on my knees so I can have children through her.”

So Rachel[c] gave Jacob[d] her woman servant Bilhah to be his wife, and Jacob had sex with her. Bilhah conceived and bore a son for Jacob.

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  1. Genesis 30:3 Lit. She
  2. Genesis 30:3 Lit. them
  3. Genesis 30:4 Lit. she
  4. Genesis 30:4 Lit. him