New International Version
Then Jacob kissed Rachel and began to weep aloud.
King James Bible
And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice and wept.
World English Bible
Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob kisseth Rachel, and lifteth up his voice, and weepeth,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jacob kissed Rachel - A simple and pure method by which the primitive inhabitants of the earth testified their friendship to each other, first abused by hypocrites, who pretended affection while their vile hearts meditated terror, (see the case of Joab), and afterwards disgraced by refiners on morals, who, while they pretended to stumble at those innocent expressions of affection and friendship, were capable of committing the grossest acts of impurity.
And lifted up his voice - It may be, in thanksgiving to God for the favor he had shown him, in conducting him thus far in peace and safety.
And wept - From a sense of the goodness of his heavenly Father, and his own unworthiness of the success with which he had been favored. The same expressions of kindness and pure affection are repeated on the part of Laban, Genesis 29:13.
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LibraryThe Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
Ver. 8. "Judah, thou, thy brethren shall praise thee; thy hand shall be on the neck of thine enemies; before thee shall bow down the sons of thy father. Ver. 9. A lion's whelp is Judah; from the prey, my son, thou goest up; he stoopeth down, he coucheth as a lion, and as a full-grown lion, who shall rouse him up? Ver. 10. The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come, and unto Him the people shall adhere." Thus does dying Jacob, in announcing …
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Epistle v. To Theoctista, Sister of the Emperor.
When Jacob saw Rachel daughter of his uncle Laban, and Laban's sheep, he went over and rolled the stone away from the mouth of the well and watered his uncle's sheep.
But Esau ran to meet Jacob and embraced him; he threw his arms around his neck and kissed him. And they wept.
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