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And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thou wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.

Bible References


Genesis 31:26
And Laban said to Jacob, Why did you go away secretly, taking my daughters away like prisoners of war?
Genesis 20:11
And Abraham said, Because it seemed to me that there was no fear of God in this place, and that they might put me to death because of my wife.
Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man is a cause of danger: but whoever puts his faith in the Lord will have a safe place on high.

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