29 So Jacob went on his journey aand came to the land of the people of the East. 2 And he looked, and saw a bwell in the field; and behold, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks. A large stone was on the well’s mouth. 3 Now all the flocks would be gathered there; and they would roll the stone from the well’s mouth, water the sheep, and put the stone back in its place on the well’s mouth.
And they said, “We are from cHaran.”
5 Then he said to them, “Do you know dLaban the son of Nahor?”
And they said, “We know him.”
6 So he said to them, e“Is he well?”
And they said, “He is well. And look, his daughter Rachel fis coming with the sheep.”
7 Then he said, “Look, it is still 1high day; it is not time for the cattle to be gathered together. Water the sheep, and go and feed them.”
9 Now while he was still speaking with them, gRachel came with her father’s sheep, for she was a shepherdess. 10 And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother’s brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother’s brother, that Jacob went near and hrolled the stone from the well’s mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother’s brother. 11 Then Jacob ikissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice and wept. 12 And Jacob told Rachel that he was jher father’s relative and that he was Rebekah’s son. kSo she ran and told her father.
13 Then it came to pass, when Laban heard the report about Jacob his sister’s son, that lhe ran to meet him, and embraced him and kissed him, and brought him to his house. So he told Laban all these things. 14 And Laban said to him, m“Surely you are my bone and my flesh.” And he stayed with him for a month.
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