New American Standard Bible
So Jacob served seven years for Rachel and they seemed to him but a few days because of his love for her.
King James Bible
And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they were in his eyes as single days, because he loved her.
World English Bible
Jacob served seven years for Rachel. They seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had for her.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jacob serveth for Rachel seven years; and they are in his eyes as some days, because of his loving her.
Genesis 29:20 Parallel
LibraryJesus Works his First Miracle at Cana in Galilee.
^D John II. 1-11. ^d 1 And the third day [From the calling of Philip (John i. 43). The days enumerated in John's first two chapters constitute a week, and may perhaps be intended as a contrast to the last week of Christ's ministry ( John xii. 1). It took two days to journey from the Jordan to Cana] there was a marriage [In Palestine the marriage ceremony usually began at twilight. The feast after the marriage was at the home of the bridegroom, and was sometimes prolonged for several days (Gen. xxix. …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
Departure from Ireland. Death and Burial at Clairvaux.
Laban said, "It is better that I give her to you than to give her to another man; stay with me."
"Give me my wives and my children for whom I have served you, and let me depart; for you yourself know my service which I have rendered you."
"Are we not reckoned by him as foreigners? For he has sold us, and has also entirely consumed our purchase price.
1 Samuel 18:23
So Saul's servants spoke these words to David. But David said, "Is it trivial in your sight to become the king's son-in-law, since I am a poor man and lightly esteemed?"
Now Jacob fled to the land of Aram, And Israel worked for a wife, And for a wife he kept sheep.
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