Genesis 29:20-28 NIV

20 So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel,1 but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her.2

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21 Then Jacob said to Laban, "Give me my wife. My time is completed, and I want to lie with her.3"

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22 So Laban brought together all the people of the place and gave a feast.4

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23 But when evening came, he took his daughter Leah5 and gave her to Jacob, and Jacob lay with her.

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      24 And Laban gave his servant girl Zilpah6 to his daughter as her maidservant.7

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      25 When morning came, there was Leah! So Jacob said to Laban, "What is this you have done to me?8 I served you for Rachel, didn't I? Why have you deceived me?9"

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      26 Laban replied, "It is not our custom here to give the younger daughter in marriage before the older one.10

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      27 Finish this daughter's bridal week;11 then we will give you the younger one also, in return for another seven years of work.12"

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      28 And Jacob did so. He finished the week with Leah, and then Laban gave him his daughter Rachel to be his wife.13

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