Parallel Verses

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."

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.”

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), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

רחל 
Rachel 
Usage: 47

קטן קטן 
Qatan 
Usage: 101

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Jacob Deceived

17 Leah looked rather plain, but Rachel was lovely in form and appearance. 18 Jacob loved Rachel, so he made this offer to Laban: "I'll serve you for seven years for Rachel, your younger daughter." 19 "It's better that I give her to you than to another man," Laban replied, "so stay with me."



Cross References

Hosea 12:12

Jacob fled into the land of Aram; Israel served there to obtain his wife, tending sheep to gain his wife.

Genesis 31:41

I've lived in your house these 20 years serving fourteen years for your two daughters and another six years for your flocks. During all that time you changed my wages ten times.

Genesis 29:20

Jacob served seven years for Rachel, but it seemed like only a few days because of his love for her.

Genesis 29:30

Jacob also married Rachel, since he loved her. He served Laban another full seven years' work for Rachel.

Genesis 34:12

No matter how big or how extensive your demands are for a dowry and wedding presents from me, I'll provide whatever you ask. Only give me the young lady to be my wife."

Exodus 22:16-17

"When a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged to be married and has sexual relations with her, he must pay her bride price, and she is to become his wife.

2 Samuel 3:14

Then David sent a delegation to Saul's son Ish-bosheth to say, "Give me my wife Michal, to whom I was engaged with a dowry of 100 Philistine foreskins."

Hosea 3:2

So I bought her back for myself for fifteen pieces of silver and one and a half omers of barley.

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