Jacob fled to the land of Aram, and Israel worked for a wife; for a wife he tended sheep.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 28:5
So Isaac sent Jacob to Paddan-aram, to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.
Since Jacob loved Rachel, he answered, "I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel."
So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, yet it seemed but a few days because of his love for her.
Give me my wives and children, for whom I have served you, and I will go on my way. You know how hard I have worked for you."
Chapter Outline1. A reproof of Ephraim, Judah, and Jacob.
3. By former favors he exhorts to repentance.
7. Ephraim's sins provoke God.
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