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Genesis 29 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:1 - So Jacob went on his journey and came to the land of the people of the East.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:2 - And he looked, and saw a well 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:3 - 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:4 - And Jacob said to them, “My brethren, where are you from?” And they said, “We are from Haran.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:5 - Then he said to them, “Do you know Laban the son of Nahor?” And they said, “We know him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:6 - So he said to them, “Is he well?” And they said, “He is well. And look, his daughter Rachel is coming with the sheep.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:7 - Then he said, “Look, it is still high day; it is not time for the cattle to be gathered together. Water the sheep, and go and feed them.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:8 - But they said, “We cannot until all the flocks are gathered together, and they have rolled the stone from the well’s mouth; then we water the sheep.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:9 - Now while he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father’s sheep, for she was a shepherdess.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:10 - 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 rolled the stone from the well’s mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother’s brother.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:11 - Then Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice and wept.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:12 - And Jacob told Rachel that he was her father’s relative and that he was Rebekah’s son. So she ran and told her father.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:13 - Then it came to pass, when Laban heard the report about Jacob his sister’s son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him and kissed him, and brought him to his house. So he told Laban all these things.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:14 - And Laban said to him, “Surely you are my bone and my flesh.” And he stayed with him for a month.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:15 - Then Laban said to Jacob, “Because you are my relative, should you therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what should your wages be?

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:16 - Now Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:17 - Leah’s eyes were delicate, but Rachel was beautiful of form and appearance.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:18 - Now Jacob loved Rachel; so he said, “I will serve you seven years for Rachel your younger daughter.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:19 - And Laban said, “It is better that I give her to you than that I should give her to another man. Stay with me.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:20 - So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed only a few days to him because of the love he had for her.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:21 - Then Jacob said to Laban, “Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in to her.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:22 - And Laban gathered together all the men of the place and made a feast.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:23 - Now it came to pass in the evening, that he took Leah his daughter and brought her to Jacob; and he went in to her.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:24 - And Laban gave his maid Zilpah to his daughter Leah as a maid.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:25 - So it came to pass in the morning, that behold, it was Leah. And he said to Laban, “What is this you have done to me? Was it not for Rachel that I served you? Why then have you deceived me?”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:26 - And Laban said, “It must not be done so in our country, to give the younger before the firstborn.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:27 - “Fulfill her week, and we will give you this one also for the service which you will serve with me still another seven years.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:28 - Then Jacob did so and fulfilled her week. So he gave him his daughter Rachel as wife also.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:29 - And Laban gave his maid Bilhah to his daughter Rachel as a maid.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:30 - Then Jacob also went in to Rachel, and he also loved Rachel more than Leah. And he served with Laban still another seven years.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:31 - When the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, He opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:32 - So Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben;[fn] for she said, “The LORD has surely looked on my affliction. Now therefore, my husband will love me.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:33 - Then she conceived again and bore a son, and said, “Because the LORD has heard that I am unloved, He has therefore given me this son also.” And she called his name Simeon.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:34 - She conceived again and bore a son, and said, “Now this time my husband will become attached to me, because I have borne him three sons.” Therefore his name was called Levi.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:35 - And she conceived again and bore a son, and said, “Now I will praise the LORD.” Therefore she called his name Judah.[fn] Then she stopped bearing.
NKJV Footnotes
Literally See, a Son
Literally Heard
Literally Attached
Literally Praise

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