New Living Translation
Finally, the time came for him to marry her. "I have fulfilled my agreement," Jacob said to Laban. "Now give me my wife so I can sleep with her."
King James Bible
And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob said to Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in to her.
World English Bible
Jacob said to Laban, "Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in to her."
Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob saith unto Laban, 'Give up my wife, for my days have been fulfilled, and I go in unto her;'
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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
So Laban invited everyone in the neighborhood and prepared a wedding feast.
"Suppose a man marries a woman, but after sleeping with her, he turns against her
Later on, during the wheat harvest, Samson took a young goat as a present to his wife. He said, "I'm going into my wife's room to sleep with her," but her father wouldn't let him in.
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