Given Name BILHAH

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: בִּלְהָה (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: BIL-hə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "bashful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the handmaid given to Jacob by his wife Rachel. By him she was the mother of Dan and Naphtali.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Bilha (Biblical Dutch), Bilha (Biblical French), Bilha (Biblical German), Balla (Biblical Greek), Bila (Biblical Italian), Bala (Biblical Latin), Bilha (Biblical Spanish)

Categories

biblical, biblical women
Entry updated December 8, 2017