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In the Bible, the second wife of Jacob and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin.
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1. (Bible) Old Testament the second and best-loved wife of Jacob; mother of Joseph and Benjamin (Genesis 29–35)
2. (Biography) original name Elisa Félix. 1820–58, French tragic actress, famous for her roles in the plays of Racine and Corneille
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Jacob's favorite wife, the mother of Joseph and Benjamin. Gen. 29–35.
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|Noun||1.||Rachel - (Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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