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Rachel (Biblical matriarch)

Works: 130 works in 177 publications in 5 languages and 3,912 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Religious fiction  Biography  Drama  Commentaries  Christian fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biographical fiction, American  Sermons 
Classifications: PS3553.A655, 813.54
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Publications about Rachel
Most widely held works about Rachel
    Rachel & Leah : women of Genesis by Orson Scott Card( Book )
    8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 997 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 familypretty, 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 767 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
    Jacob by Peter Hall( visu )
    1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
    For seven long years, Jacob has labored to earn the right to marry beautiful Rachel. Now the seven years are up, but Rachel's devious father substitutes his elder daughter on the wedding night. One of the greatest love stories from the Bible
    Rachel : a novel by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
    3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 336 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
    Rachel by Samuel H Dresner( Book )
    2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 305 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 136 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 127 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 110 libraries worldwide
    Les matriarches : Sarah, Rébecca, Rachel et Léa by Catherine Chalier( Book )
    4 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in French and held by 79 libraries worldwide
    La tomba di Raḥel: Ḥ. Fārāh--W. Fārāh presso Anātōt; la sua relazione con la Bibbia e la questione della tomba di Raḥel by Guido Lombardi( Book )
    2 editions published in 1971 in Italian and held by 63 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Raḥel (Biblical matriarch)
רחל, אמנו
English (31)
Hebrew (15)
German (5)
French (5)
Italian (2)
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