What is Rebecca?

  • (noun): (Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau.
    Synonyms: Rebekah


Rebecca (also spelled Rebekah) (Hebrew: רִבְקָה, Rivká Riḇqā Ribqa, from the Hebrew ribhqeh (lit., "connection"), from Semitic root r-b-q, "to tie, couple or join" or "to secure") appears in the Hebrew Bible as the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob and Esau. Rebecca and Isaac were one of the four couples believed to be buried in the Cave of the Patriarchs, the other three being Adam and Eve, Abraham and Sarah, and Jacob and Leah.

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