Deborah, Rebekah's nurse

There are two women in the Bible named Deborah. One is Rebekah's nurse and the other was Deborah, Judge of Israel.

Deborah the nurse administered to Rebekah, the wife of Isaac. She accompanied Jacob, who was Rebekah's son, and others to Bethel, which was in the land of Canaan, the land that later would become Israel.

In Gen. 35:8, we are told that Deborah died during that time and was buried under an oak tree near Bethel, and that the tree became known as Allon Bakuth, or "oak of weeping."

The name Deborah means "bee."

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