- the first wife of Jacob. Gen. 29:23–26.
- a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “weary.”
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For instance, Leah, whose daughter has a rare form of muscular dystrophy, is upset that her ex is getting married.Why Watching ‘Teen Mom 2’s Disturbing Abortion Is So Challenging
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I want to contribute to the State in a way that would have made Yitzhak and Leah Rabin proud of me.TV Lampooning of Nasrallah Leads to Riots in Lebanon
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By next year, when Israel's new banknotes are in circulation, that will be two Leah Goldbergs or one Nathan Alterman.For My Money, I'll Take the Al-Kuwaitis
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Leah Parsons issued a statement discouraging vigilantism too.Anonymous to the Rescue in Canada Rape Case
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Marilla was little where Leah was big, and nothing daunted Marilla.
What is Leah Bloodgood out this time of day for, with the minister's dinner to get?
Leah Bloodgood, what did you ever let him go away for without a body-guard?
I was exact to time, as may be imagined, and I found Leah in riding costume.
"You must shew them to the gentleman," said Leah, possibly in concert with her father.
- Old Testament the first wife of Jacob and elder sister of Rachel, his second wife (Genesis 29)
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