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Rachel (Biblical matriarch)

Works: 149 works in 201 publications in 5 languages and 4,056 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Bible films  Religious films  Biography  Religious fiction  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Animated films 
Classifications: PS3553.A655, 791.4572
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Publications about Rachel
Most widely held works about Rachel
    Rachel & Leah : women of Genesis by Orson Scott Card( Book )
    7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
    Leah was so young when her sister Rachel was born that she could not remember a time when Rachel was not the darling of the family--pretty, clever, and cute, whereas Leah plugged along being obedient, hard-working, and responsible. Then one day a good-looking marriageable kinsman named Jacob showed up, looking for a haven from his brother's rage, and Leah fell in love at once. It didn't surprise her at all that Jacob saw only Rachel. But surely, as the two sisters worked and lived alongside Jacob for seven years, he would come to realize that Leah was the one he ought to marry
    Water from the well : Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah by Anne Richardson Roiphe( Book )
    4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 738 libraries worldwide
    Places the lives of four biblical matriarchs from three generations in a historical and contemporary context, explaining how today's women can learn from their examples of coping with such challenges as infertility, jealousy, and shaken faith
    Rachel : a novel by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
    3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
    Jacob would do anything to have Rachel, but his longing will lead to devastating choices when he is confronted with betrayal and deceit
    Joseph by Peter Hall( visu )
    2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
    Cast into a pit by his jealous brothers, young Joseph pleads for mercy. Instead, the brothers sell the terrified boy into slavery in Egypt. But Joseph turns this agonizing betrayal into triumph. A beloved Biblical tale of treachery and redemption
    Rachel by Samuel H Dresner( Book )
    2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
    Studies classical and contemporary Jewish sources to yield a comprehensive portrait of Rachel and explore her impact on past and contemporary spirituality
    Rachel weeping : Jews, Christians, and Muslims at the Fortress Tomb by Frederick M Strickert( Book )
    2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
    Rachels Klage im antiken Judentum und frühen Christentum : eine auslegungsgeschichtliche Studie by Christine Ritter( Book )
    3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in German and held by 124 libraries worldwide
    Rachel's cry : prayer of lament and rebirth of hope by Kathleen D Billman( Book )
    3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
    Les matriarches : Sarah, Rébecca, Rachel et Léa by Catherine Chalier( Book )
    5 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in French and Italian and held by 81 libraries worldwide
    Beschrijving van vier vrouwenfiguren uit het bijbelboek Genesis
    Rachel & Leah by Orson Scott Card( Sound Recording )
    4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
    In Rachel & Leah, Orson Scott Card paints vivid portraits of four celebrated women, Laban's daughters Rachel and Leah; Bilhah, the orphaned servant; and Zilpah, an ambitious member of Laban's household. Into the desert camp comes Jacob, a handsome and charismatic kinsman who is clearly destined to be Rachel's husband. But that doesn't prevent the other women from vying for his attention
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Alternative Names
Raḥel (Biblical matriarch)
רחל, אמנו
English (33)
Hebrew (15)
French (5)
German (3)
Italian (3)
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