Genesis 29:14
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New Living Translation
Laban exclaimed, "You really are my own flesh and blood!" After Jacob had stayed with Laban for about a month,

King James Bible
And Laban said to him, Surely thou art my bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the space of a month.

Darby Bible Translation
And Laban said to him, Thou art indeed my bone and my flesh. And he abode with him a month's time.

World English Bible
Laban said to him, "Surely you are my bone and my flesh." He lived with him for a month.

Young's Literal Translation
and Laban saith to him, 'Only my bone and my flesh art thou;' and he dwelleth with him a month of days.

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Genesis 29:14 Parallel Commentaries
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Romans 11:14
for I want somehow to make the people of Israel jealous of what you Gentiles have, so I might save some of them.

Genesis 2:23
"At last!" the man exclaimed. "This one is bone from my bone, and flesh from my flesh! She will be called 'woman,' because she was taken from 'man.'"

Judges 9:2
"Ask the leading citizens of Shechem whether they want to be ruled by all seventy of Gideon's sons or by one man. And remember that I am your own flesh and blood!"

2 Samuel 5:1
Then all the tribes of Israel went to David at Hebron and told him, "We are your own flesh and blood.

2 Samuel 19:12
You are my relatives, my own tribe, my own flesh and blood! So why are you the last ones to welcome back the king?"

2 Samuel 19:13
And David told them to tell Amasa, "Since you are my own flesh and blood, like Joab, may God strike me and even kill me if I do not appoint you as commander of my army in his place."

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