New Living Translation
(Laban had given Leah a servant, Zilpah, to be her maid.)
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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CommentaryGenesis 29:24 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
But that night, when it was dark, Laban took Leah to Jacob, and he slept with her.
But when Jacob woke up in the morning--it was Leah! "What have you done to me?" Jacob raged at Laban. "I worked seven years for Rachel! Why have you tricked me?"
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