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In the Book of Genesis, Rebekah is the wife of Isaac and the mother of Esau and Jacob, and the granddaughter of Abraham's brother Nahor.

She is the sister of Laban in Padan Aram in Mesopotamia. Abraham sends his chief servant there to seek a non-Canaanite wife for his son Isaac. Impressed by Rebekah's kindness and background, he chooses her and brings her back to be Isaac's wife.

A modern English spelling of the name is Rebecca. The diminutive is Beckie.