Rebecca[a] appears in the Ebreu Bible as the wife o Isaac an the mither o Jacob an Esau.

Isaac's servant tyin the bracelet on Rebecca's airm


  1. (an aw spelled Rebekah) (Ebreu: רִבְקָה, Modren Rivqa, Tiberian Riḇqā ISO 259-3 Ribqah,(Syriacː ܪܲܦܩܵܐː Rapqa) frae the Ebreu ribhqeh (leet., "connection"), frae Semitic root r-b-q, "tae tie, couple or jyne",[1] "to secure", or "to snare")[2]


  1. "Rebecca". Online Etymology Dictionary. 2010. Retrieved 29 Mey 2011.
  2. "Meaning and etymology of the name Rebecca (Rebekah)". Abarim Publications. Retrieved 29 Mey 2011.[deid airtin]