New American Standard Bible
But Laban said, "It is not the practice in our place to marry off the younger before the firstborn.
King James Bible
And Laban said, It must not be so done in our country, to give the younger before the firstborn.
Darby Bible Translation
And Laban said, It is not so done in our place, to give the younger before the firstborn.
World English Bible
Laban said, "It is not done so in our place, to give the younger before the firstborn.
Young's Literal Translation
And Laban saith, 'It is not done so in our place, to give the younger before the first-born;
Genesis 29:26 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.
So it came about in the morning that, behold, it was Leah! And he said to Laban, "What is this you have done to me? Was it not for Rachel that I served with you? Why then have you deceived me?"
"Complete the week of this one, and we will give you the other also for the service which you shall serve with me for another seven years."
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