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Genesis 29:1-6 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Holman Christian Standard (CSB) New International Version (NIV)
1 Jacob resumed his journey and went to the eastern country. 1 Then Jacob continued on his journey and came to the land of the eastern peoples.
2 He looked and saw a well in a field. Three flocks of sheep were lying there beside it because the sheep were watered from this well. A large stone covered the opening of the well. 2 There he saw a well in the field, with three flocks of sheep lying near it because the flocks were watered from that well. The stone over the mouth of the well was large.
3 When all the flocks were gathered there, the [shepherds] would roll the stone from the opening of the well and water the sheep. The stone was then placed back on the well's opening. 3 When all the flocks were gathered there, the shepherds would roll the stone away from the well's mouth and water the sheep. Then they would return the stone to its place over the mouth of the well.
4 Jacob asked the men at the well, "My brothers! Where are you from?" "We're from Haran," they answered. 4 Jacob asked the shepherds, "My brothers, where are you from?" "We're from Haran," they replied.
5 "Do you know Laban son of Nahor?" Jacob asked them. They answered, "We know [him]." 5 He said to them, "Do you know Laban, Nahor's grandson?" "Yes, we know him," they answered.
6 "Is he well?" Jacob asked. "Yes," they said, "and here is his daughter Rachel, coming with his sheep." 6 Then Jacob asked them, "Is he well?" "Yes, he is," they said, "and here comes his daughter Rachel with the sheep."