Definition of Rachel

1. Noun. (Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin.

Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: Married Woman, Wife



Definition of Rachel

1. Proper noun. (biblical character) Younger daughter of Laban, sister to Leah, and second wife of Jacob. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Hebrew female given name) . ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rachel

Rabbi
Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon
Rabbie
Rabbitland
Rabelais
Rabelaisian
Rabi I
Rabi II
Rabia
Rabinowitz
Rabshakeh
Rabson
Rach
Rachabattuni
Rachael
Rachel
Rachel Carson
Rachel Louise Carson
Rachelle
Rachmaninoff
Rachmaninov
Rachmanism
Rachmanisms
Rachycentridae
Rachycentron
Rachycentron canadum
Racine
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act
Rackmanism
Racovian

Literary usage of Rachel

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1. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"rachel. Oh, but we must n't speak of it. In a town like this, all such mysticism is ... rachel. Nay, your lordship must not take me for a real witch. ..."

2. The Women of Israel by Grace Aguilar (1851)
"LEAH AND rachel. [T was on the same spot, in the land of the East, ... And they said, He is well, and behold rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep. ..."

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