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Genesis 29:1-6 (Lexham English Bible)

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Jacob Flees to Haran

1 And Jacob {continued his journey}a and went to the land of the Easterners.b 2 And he looked, and behold, [there was] a well in the field, and behold, there [were] three flocks of sheep lying beside it, for out of that well the flocks were watered. And the stone on the mouth of the well [was] large. 3 And [when] all the flocks were gathered there, they rolled away the stone from the mouth of the well. And they watered the sheep and returned the stone upon the mouth of the well to its place. 4 And Jacob said to them, "My brothers, where [are] you from?" And they said, "We [are] from Haran." 5 And he said to them, "Do you know Laban, son of Nahor?" And they said, "We know [him]." 6 And he said to them, "{Is he well}?"c And they said, "[He is] well. Now look, Rachel his daughter is coming with the sheep."
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