Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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.

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

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Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Jacob Deceived

19 Then Laban said, "Better [that] I give her to you than I give her to another man. Stay with me." 20 And Jacob worked for Rachel seven years, but they were as a few days in his eyes because he loved her. 21 And Jacob said to Laban, "Give [me] my wife, that I may go in to her, for {my time} is completed."



Cross References

Hosea 12:12

Jacob fled [to] the open field of Aram, and Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he watched over [sheep].

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her to the tent of Sarah his mother. And he took Rebekah, and she became his wife. And Isaac loved her and was comforted after [the death of] his mother.

Genesis 30:26

Give [me] my wives and my children for which I have served you, and let me go. For you yourself know my service that I have rendered to you."

Song of Songs 8:6-7

Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm; for love [is] strong as death; passion [is] fierce as Sheol; its flashes [are] flashes of fire; [it is] a blazing flame.

1 Corinthians 13:7

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

2 Corinthians 5:14

For the love of Christ controls us, [because we] have concluded this: that one died for all; as a result all died.

Ephesians 5:2

and live in love, just as also Christ loved us, and gave himself for us an offering and sacrifice to God for a fragrant smell.

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