Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the eyes of Leah [were] dull, but Rachel was beautiful in form and appearance.

New American Standard Bible

And Leah's eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful of form and face.

King James Version

Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.

Holman Bible

Leah had ordinary eyes, but Rachel was shapely and beautiful.

International Standard Version

Leah looked rather plain, but Rachel was lovely in form and appearance.

A Conservative Version

And Leah's eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful and well favored.

American Standard Version

And Leah's eyes were tender. But Rachel was beautiful and well favored.

Amplified

Leah's eyes were weak and dull looking, but Rachel was beautiful and attractive.

Bible in Basic English

And Leah's eyes were clouded, but Rachel was fair in face and form.

Darby Translation

And the eyes of Leah were tender; but Rachel was of beautiful form and beautiful countenance.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.

Julia Smith Translation

And the eyes of Leah weak, and Rachel was fair of form and fair of look.

King James 2000

Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favored.

Modern King James verseion

And Leah was weak of eyes, but Rachel was beautiful and well-favored.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lea was tender eyed, but Rachel was beautiful and well favored.

NET Bible

Leah's eyes were tender, but Rachel had a lovely figure and beautiful appearance.)

New Heart English Bible

Leah's eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful in form and attractive.

The Emphasized Bible

But, the eyes of Leah were weak, - whereas, Rachel, was comely in form and comely in countenance.

Webster

Leah was tender-eyed, but Rachel was beautiful and well-favored.

World English Bible

Leah's eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful in form and attractive.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the eyes of Leah are tender, and Rachel hath been fair of form and fair of appearance.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לאה 
Le'ah 
Usage: 34

רך 
Rak 
Usage: 16

but Rachel
רחל 
Rachel 
Usage: 47

and well
יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Jacob Deceived

16 Now Laban had two daughters. The name of the older [was] Leah, and the name of the younger [was] Rachel. 17 Now the eyes of Leah [were] dull, but Rachel was beautiful in form and appearance. 18 And Jacob loved Rachel and said, "I will serve you seven years for Rachel your younger daughter."



Cross References

Genesis 12:11

And it happened [that] as he drew near to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife, "Look now, I know that you are a woman beautiful of appearance,

Genesis 24:16

Now the girl [was] very pleasing in appearance. [She was] a virgin; no man had known her. And she went down to the spring, filled her jar, and came up.

Genesis 29:6-12

And he said to them, "{Is he well}?" And they said, "[He is] well. Now look, Rachel his daughter is coming with the sheep."

Genesis 29:18

And Jacob loved Rachel and said, "I will serve you seven years for Rachel your younger daughter."

Genesis 30:1-2

When Rachel saw that she could not bear children to Jacob, Rachel envied her sister. And she said to Jacob, "Give me children--if not, I will die!"

Genesis 30:22

Then God remembered Rachel and listened to her, and God opened her womb.

Genesis 35:19-20

And Rachel died and she was buried on the way to Ephrath (that [is], Bethlehem).

Genesis 35:24

The sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin.

Genesis 39:6

And he left all that he had in the hand of Joseph, and {he did not worry about anything} except the food that he ate. Now Joseph was {well built and handsome}.

Genesis 46:19-22

The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife: Joseph and Benjamin.

Genesis 48:7

As for me, when I came to Paddan-Aram Rachel died {to my sorrow} in the land of Canaan on the way when [there was] still some distance to go to Ephrath. And I buried her there on the way to Ephrath (that [is], Bethlehem)."

1 Samuel 10:2

As you go from with me {today}, you will find two men near the burial site of Rachel in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah. They will say to you, 'The female donkeys that you went to search for have been found.' Now look, your father {is no longer concerned about} the female donkeys and has begun worrying about you, saying, 'What should I do about my son?'

Proverbs 31:30

Charm [is] deceit and beauty [is] vain; [but] a woman who fears Yahweh shall be praised.

Jeremiah 31:15

Thus says Yahweh, "A voice [is] heard in Ramah, lamentation, [the] weeping of bitterness. Rachel [is] weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted because of her children, for they are no [more]."

Matthew 2:18

"A voice was heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping [for] her children, and she did not want to be comforted, because {they exist no longer}."

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