New Living Translation
So Jacob slept with Rachel, too, and he loved her much more than Leah. He then stayed and worked for Laban the additional seven years.
King James Bible
And he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years.
Darby Bible Translation
And he went in also to Rachel; and he loved also Rachel more than Leah. And he served with him yet seven other years.
World English Bible
He went in also to Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years.
Young's Literal Translation
And he goeth in also unto Rachel, and he also loveth Rachel more than Leah; and he serveth with him yet seven other years.
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CommentaryGenesis 29:30 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
There was no sparkle in Leah's eyes, but Rachel had a beautiful figure and a lovely face.
Since Jacob was in love with Rachel, he told her father, "I'll work for you for seven years if you'll give me Rachel, your younger daughter, as my wife."
(Laban gave Rachel a servant, Bilhah, to be her maid.)
When the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, he enabled her to have children, but Rachel could not conceive.
Yes, for twenty years I slaved in your house! I worked for fourteen years earning your two daughters, and then six more years for your flock. And you changed my wages ten times!
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