New International Version
And Laban gave his servant Zilpah to his daughter as her attendant.
King James Bible
And Laban gave unto his daughter Leah Zilpah his maid for an handmaid.
Darby Bible Translation
And Laban gave to her Zilpah, his maidservant, to be maidservant to Leah his daughter.
World English Bible
Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid to his daughter Leah for a handmaid.
Young's Literal Translation
and Laban giveth to her Zilpah, his maid-servant, to Leah his daughter, a maid-servant.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Laban gave - Zilpah his maid - Slaves given in this way to a daughter on her marriage, were the peculiar property of the daughter; and over them the husband had neither right nor power.
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But when evening came, he took his daughter Leah and brought her to Jacob, and Jacob made love to her.
When morning came, there was Leah! So Jacob said to Laban, "What is this you have done to me? I served you for Rachel, didn't I? Why have you deceived me?"
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