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Rebecca

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Rebekah

(both: rēbĕk`ə), wife of IsaacIsaac
[Heb.,=laughter], according to the patriarchal narratives of the Book of Genesis, Isaac was the only son of Abraham and Sara. He married Rebecca, and their sons were Esau and Jacob. Ishmael was his half-brother.
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 and mother of JacobJacob
, in the Bible, ancestor of the Hebrews, the younger of Isaac and Rebecca's twin sons; the older was Esau. In exchange for a bowl of lentil soup, Jacob obtained Esau's birthright and, with his mother's help, received the blessing that the dying Isaac had intended for his
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. One day, as was her custom, she drew water at the city well; while there she showed kindness to Eliezer, Abraham's servant. He had been sent to select a suitable wife for Abraham's son, Isaac, and he chose Rebecca. After years without children she bore the twins Jacob and EsauEsau
[Heb.,=hairy], in the Bible, son of Isaac, who sold his birthright to his younger twin, Jacob, for lentil stew and who was tricked by Jacob out of his father's blessing. Also known as Edom [Heb.,=ruddy], the disinherited Esau settled on Mt.
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. Jacob was his mother's favorite, and for him she devised their deception of the blind Isaac. She is one of the four Jewish matriarchs.

rebecca

[ri′bek·ə]
(navigation)
An electronic navigation system that has at least one radio transmitter and one radio receiver; the transmitter emits pulses which travel over a single path to a transponder and return to the interrogation receiver.

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An airborne interrogator that gives homing and range information when used in conjunction with a Eureka-ground beacon. It operates over a frequency band of 196 to 240 MHz. The signals are received by directional aerials mounted on either side of the aircraft. Returns from port are received more strongly by the port aerial, and vice versa. Signals from straight ahead are received with equal strength. This is reflected on the CRT (cathode-ray tube) indicator. See also Eureka.

Rebecca

Old Testament the sister of Laban, who became the wife of Isaac and the mother of Esau and Jacob (Genesis 24--27)
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Rebeccah Slater from University College London is focusing on measuring pain in the deeper structures of human infant brain and investigates how the infant brain is activated by noxious stimulation.
Children from this union were: Elizabeth (1 June 1786); John (23 March 1788); William (4 March 1793); Richard (12 November 1797); Ann (1 October 1798); Rebeccah (17 November 1799); another Richard, our diarist, following the death of the first child of that name (19 July 1803); Thomas (2 September 1805); and, finally, yet another Thomas (5 April 1807).
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The realities hidden by this are well illustrated by a 1782 divorce case, in which Rebeccah Gibson was described as the daughter of a late music master in Edinburgh, while her husband, Guiseppe Puppo, was described as a musician in Edinburgh.
The first states that, with these words, Jacob was trying to convey the following idea: If Laban (her father) deals with me in deceit, then I am her father's brother [and can do likewise]; and if he deals with me in righteousness, then I am the son of Rebeccah and will deal with him in righteousness.
Final standings for the professional female division included Kaye in second place and Becky Lavelle (USA), whose performance in Dallas served as the tiebreaker that ultimately elevated her to third place after a point standing tie with Rebeccah Wassner (USA).
The students who scored A1s in all the subjects and made the parents and teachers proud are Angelina D'Couto, Aswathy Jayaraj, Edel Andrea D'Souza, Kevin Jacob Thomas, Sneha Rebeccah Koshy, Jiss Alphonsa Joy, Neena Regi, Neenu Elsa Ninan, Nesmy Usman, Prabhath Ajayakumar, Jean Johnson, Apurva Pardeshi and Kota Lakshmi Sarwani.
Women's foil: 28, Abi Difford (Cardiff University/Gwent Sword Club); 33, Erin Spinlove (Cardiff University); 38, Lyn Robinson (Gwent Sword Club); 45, Elinor Robinson (Cardiff); 52, Hannah Williams (Cardiff); 59, Rebeccah Williams (Cardiff).
Study leader Rebeccah Slater, from University College London, said: "Our findings indicate that sucrose is not an effective pain relief drug.
In a report by Wrexham's Chief Prevention and Inclusion Officer Clare Field and the Divisional Manager, Social Inclusion Rebeccah Lowry said: "Over the past three years, the SMAT, its officers and service managers have implemented a major programme of reconfiguration, which has resulted in the formation of a new integrated adult service, located in The Elms, in Wrexham town.