Who knows two hundred thirty-eight?

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Gematria, again - 238 is רחל (Rachel), Yaakov's wife.
Interestingly, I checked and it is also אהבה טהורה (pure love), which plays nicely with Yaakov's relationship with Rachel... (though I admit I dont hold much weight to arbitrary gematrisizings, to easy to turn this to anything else...)

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