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Rebecca

[ ri-bek-uh ]
/ rɪˈbɛk ə /
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noun

a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “binding.”
Douay Bible. Rebekah.

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Rebecca
/ (rɪˈbɛkə) /

noun

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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