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zilpah in Easton's Bible Dictionary

drooping, Leah's handmaid, and the mother of Gad and Asher (Gen. 30:9-13).

zilpah in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(a trickling), a Syrian given by Laban to his daughter Leah as an attendant, #Ge 29:24| and by Leah to Jacob as a concubine. She was the mother of Gad and Asher. #Ge 30:9-13; 35:26; 37:2; 46:18| (B.C. 1753.)

zilpah in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

ZIL'PAH (dropping), the handmaid of Leah, and the mother of Gad and Asher. Gen 30:9.

zilpah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Leah's handmaid, given by Laban (Genesis 29:24) and by Leah to Jacob, who by her begat Gad and Asher (Genesis 30:9-13; Genesis 35:26; Genesis 37:2; Genesis 46:18).