Then she said, “(A)Here is my female slave Bilhah: have relations with her that she may (B)give birth [a]on my knees, so that [b](C)by her I too may obtain a child.” So (D)she gave him her slave Bilhah as a wife, and Jacob had relations with her. Bilhah conceived and bore Jacob a son.

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  1. Genesis 30:3 I.e., Prob. referring to a ritual of adoption
  2. Genesis 30:3 Lit from her I too may be built