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Genesis 30:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to wife: and Jacob went in unto her.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to wife: and Jacob went in unto her.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So she gave him her maid Bilhah as a wife, and Jacob went in to her.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And she gave him Bilhah, her handmaid, for a wife: and Jacob went in to her.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And she gave him Bilhah her maidservant as wife, and Jacob went in to her.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid, to wife,—and Jacob went in unto her;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and she giveth to him Bilhah her maid-servant for a wife, and Jacob goeth in unto her;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And she gave him Bala in marriage: who,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And shee gaue him Bilhah her handmayd to wife: and Iacob went in vnto her.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And she gave him Bilhah{gr.Balla} her maid, for a wife to him; and Jacob went in to her.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to wife: and Yaaqov went in unto her.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And she gave 5414
{5414} Prime
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
him x853
(0853) Complement
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
Bilhŕ בִּלהָה 1090
{1090} Prime
From H1089; timid; Bilhah, the name of one of Jacob's concubines; also of a place in Palestine.
her handmaid 8198
{8198} Prime
Feminine from an unused root meaning to spread out (as a family; see H4940); a female slave (as a member of the household).
to wife: 802
{0802} Prime
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
and Ya`áköv יַעֲקֹב 3290
{3290} Prime
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
went in 935
{0935} Prime
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto x413
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 30:3-9.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 30:1-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
to wife:

Genesis 16:3 And Sarai Abram's wife took Hagar her maid the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife.
Genesis 21:10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, [even] with Isaac.
Genesis 22:24 And his concubine, whose name [was] Reumah, she bare also Tebah, and Gaham, and Thahash, and Maachah.
Genesis 25:1 Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name [was] Keturah.
Genesis 25:6 But unto the sons of the concubines, which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his son, while he yet lived, eastward, unto the east country.
Genesis 33:2 And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.
Genesis 35:22 And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard [it]. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:
2 Samuel 12:11 Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give [them] unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.
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