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Re·bec·ca

also Re·bek·ah  (rĭ-bĕk′ə)
In the Bible, the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob and Esau.
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Rebecca

(rɪˈbɛkə)
n
(Bible) Old Testament the sister of Laban, who became the wife of Isaac and the mother of Esau and Jacob (Genesis 24–27). Douay spelling: Rebekah
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Noun1.Rebecca - (Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and EsauRebecca - (Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau
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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Rebecca

[rɪˈbekə] NRebeca
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