4 Jacob said to them, “My brothers, where are you from?” And they said, “We are from aHaran.”
5 He said to them, “Do you know Laban the ason of Nahor?” And they said, “We know him.”
6 And he said to them, “Is it well with him?” And they said, “It is well, and here is aRachel his daughter coming with the sheep.”
10 When Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother’s brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother’s brother, Jacob went up and rolled the stone from the mouth of the well and watered the flock of Laban his mother’s brother.
11 Then Jacob akissed Rachel, and lifted his voice and wept.
14 Laban said to him, “Surely you are amy bone and my flesh.” And he stayed with him a month.
20 So Jacob served seven years for Rachel and they seemed to him but a few days abecause of his love for her.
27 “Complete the week of this one, and we will give you the other also for the service which ayou shall serve with me for another seven years.”
31 Now the Lord saw that Leah was 1unloved, and He opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.
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