Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now Jacob loved Rachel, so he said, "I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel."

King James Version

And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.

Holman Bible

Jacob loved Rachel, so he answered Laban, "I'll work for you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel."

International Standard Version

Jacob loved Rachel, so he made this offer to Laban: "I'll serve you for seven years for Rachel, your younger daughter."

A Conservative Version

And Jacob loved Rachel, and he said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.

American Standard Version

And Jacob loved Rachel. And he said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.

Amplified

And Jacob loved Rachel; so he said, I will work for you for seven years for Rachel your younger daughter.

Bible in Basic English

And Jacob was in love with Rachel; and he said, I will be your servant seven years for Rachel, your younger daughter.

Darby Translation

And Jacob loved Rachel, and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jacob loved Rachel and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel, thy younger daughter.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will love Rachel, and will say, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy daughter the small.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jacob loved her well, and said, "I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy youngest daughter."

NET Bible

Since Jacob had fallen in love with Rachel, he said, "I'll serve you seven years in exchange for your younger daughter Rachel."

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

So Jacob loved Rachel, - and he said, I will serve thee seven years, for Rachel thy younger daughter.

Webster

And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jacob loveth Rachel, and saith, 'I serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter:'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

רחל 
Rachel 
Usage: 47

and said

Usage: 0

I will serve
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811

רחל 
Rachel 
Usage: 47

קטן קטן 
Qatan 
Usage: 101

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Jacob Deceived

17 And Leah's eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful of form and face. 18 Now Jacob loved Rachel, so he said, "I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel." 19 Laban said, "It is better that I give her to you than to give her to another man; stay with me."



Cross References

Hosea 12:12

Now Jacob fled to the land of Aram, And Israel worked for a wife, And for a wife he kept sheep.

Genesis 31:41

"These twenty years I have been in your house; I served you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flock, and you changed my wages ten times.

Genesis 29:20

So Jacob served seven years for Rachel and they seemed to him but a few days because of his love for her.

Genesis 29:30

So Jacob went in to Rachel also, and indeed he loved Rachel more than Leah, and he served with Laban for another seven years.

Genesis 34:12

"Ask me ever so much bridal payment and gift, and I will give according as you say to me; but give me the girl in marriage."

Exodus 22:16-17

"If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged, and lies with her, he must pay a dowry for her to be his wife.

2 Samuel 3:14

So David sent messengers to Ish-bosheth, Saul's son, saying, "Give me my wife Michal, to whom I was betrothed for a hundred foreskins of the Philistines."

Hosea 3:2

So I bought her for myself for fifteen shekels of silver and a homer and a half of barley.

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