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  1. the mother of Gad and Asher. Gen. 30:10–13.
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Examples from the Web for zilpah

Historical Examples

  • "Your Aunt Zilpah has aided and abetted you in your flirting," raged the captain.

    Blow The Man Down

    Holman Day

  • Zilpah was gone, and they scratched out her name from the surface of their memories.

    Mary Anerley

    R. D. Blackmore

  • "Zilpah, I baptize thee," said the priest, and all was well.

    The Parish Clerk (1907)

    Peter Hampson Ditchfield

  • He was a boy with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives.

  • Very soon Zilpah adored him; and then he gave notice to her parents that she was to be his wife.

    Mary Anerley

    R. D. Blackmore

British Dictionary definitions for zilpah


  1. Old Testament Leah's maidservant, who bore Gad and Asher to Jacob (Genesis 30:10–13)
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