According to the scriptures, God saw that Leah was "unloved" and opened her womb as consolation.Seeing that she is unable to conceive, Rachel offers her handmaid Bilhah to Jacob, and names and raises the two sons (Dan and Naphtali) that Bilhah bears.Leah died some time before Jacob (according to Genesis ).She is thought to be buried in the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron alongside Jacob.Frustrated that she is not able to conceive at all, Rachel offers to trade her night with their husband in return for the mandrakes.Leah agrees, and that night she sleeps with Jacob and conceives Issachar.In the Rabbinic mind, the two brothers are polar opposites; Jacob being a God-fearing scholar and Esau being a hunter who also indulges in idolatry and adultery.But people were saying, "Laban has two daughters and his sister, Rebekah, has two sons.
Leah has not conceived for a while, and this plant, whose roots resemble the human body, is thought to be an aid to fertility.
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In the Biblical account, Jacob is dispatched to the hometown of Laban—the brother of his mother Rebekah—to avoid being killed by his brother Esau, and to find a wife.
Out by the well, he encounters Laban's younger daughter Rachel tending her father's sheep, and decides to marry her.