Milcah

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Milcah (Hebrew: מלכה, Milkah; "queen") was the daughter of Haran, sister of Lot and Sarah, and wife of Nahor.

Family

She married Nahor sometime before the departure of Abraham for Canaan. (Genesis 11:29 ) They had eight sons: Uz, Buz, Kemuel, Chesed, Hazo, Pildash, Jidlaph, and Bethuel. (Genesis 22:20-23 )

Her son Bethuel later had two famous children, Rebekah and Laban, each of whom were prominent ancestors of the house of Israel.


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