Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.

Holman Bible

So Jacob worked seven years for Rachel, and they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel. And they seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had for her.

American Standard Version

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel. And they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.

Amplified

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her.

Bible in Basic English

And Jacob did seven years' work for Rachel; and because of his love for her it seemed to him only a very little time.

Darby Translation

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they were in his eyes as single days, because he loved her.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will serve for Rachel seven years, and they will be in his eyes as a few days in his loving her.

King James 2000

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jacob worked for Rachel seven years, but they were as a few days in his eyes because he loved her.

Modern King James verseion

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him a few days, for the love he had for her.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.

NET Bible

So Jacob worked for seven years to acquire Rachel. But they seemed like only a few days to him because his love for her was so great.

New Heart English Bible

Jacob served seven years for Rachel. They seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had for her.

The Emphasized Bible

So Jacob served for Rachel - seven years, - and they became, in his eyes, as single days, for his love to her.

Webster

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had to her.

World English Bible

Jacob served seven years for Rachel. They seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had for her.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jacob serveth for Rachel seven years; and they are in his eyes as some days, because of his loving her.

Interlinear

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

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

and they seemed
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

unto him but a few
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

for the love he had
אהבה 
'ahabah 
Usage: 36

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Jacob Deceived

19 And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee than that I should give her to another man; abide with me. 20 And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. 21 And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled that I may go in unto her.



Cross References

Hosea 12:12

But Jacob fled into the land of Aram, and Israel served for his wife, and for his wife he was a pastor.

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent and took Rebekah as his wife; and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Genesis 30:26

Give me my wives and my children, for whom I have served thee, and let me go, for thou knowest my service which I have done thee.

Song of Songs 8:6-7

Set me as a seal upon thine heart as a sign upon thine arm; for love is strong as death; jealousy is hard as Sheol; the coals thereof are coals of fire, which have a most vehement flame.

1 Corinthians 13:7

bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

2 Corinthians 5:14

For the charity of the Christ constrains us because we judge thus: that if one died for all, then all are dead:

Ephesians 5:2

and walk in charity even as the Christ also has loved us and has given himself for us as an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling savour.

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