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Genesis 29:14-30

NIV 14 Then Laban said to him, "You are my own flesh and blood." After Jacob had stayed with him for a whole month, NIV 14 Then Laban said to him, "You are my own flesh and blood." After Jacob had stayed with him for a whole month, NIV 15 Laban said to him, "Just because you are a relative of mine, should you work for me for nothing? Tell me what your wages should be." NIV 15 Laban said to him, "Just because you are a relative of mine, should you work for me for nothing? Tell me what your wages should be." NIV 16 Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. NIV 16 Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. NIV 17 Leah had weak eyes, but Rachel was lovely in form, and beautiful. NIV 17 Leah had weak eyes, but Rachel was lovely in form, and beautiful. NIV 18 Jacob was in love with Rachel and said, "I'll work for you seven years in return for your younger daughter Rachel." NIV 18 Jacob was in love with Rachel and said, "I'll work for you seven years in return for your younger daughter Rachel." NIV 19 Laban said, "It's better that I give her to you than to some other man. Stay here with me." NIV 19 Laban said, "It's better that I give her to you than to some other man. Stay here with me." NIV 20 So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her. NIV 20 So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her. NIV 21 Then Jacob said to Laban, "Give me my wife. My time is completed, and I want to lie with her." NIV 21 Then Jacob said to Laban, "Give me my wife. My time is completed, and I want to lie with her." NIV 22 So Laban brought together all the people of the place and gave a feast. NIV 22 So Laban brought together all the people of the place and gave a feast. NIV 23 But when evening came, he took his daughter Leah and gave her to Jacob, and Jacob lay with her. NIV 23 But when evening came, he took his daughter Leah and gave her to Jacob, and Jacob lay with her. NIV 24 And Laban gave his servant girl Zilpah to his daughter as her maidservant. NIV 24 And Laban gave his servant girl Zilpah to his daughter as her maidservant. NIV 25 When morning came, there was Leah! So Jacob said to Laban, "What is this you have done to me? I served you for Rachel, didn't I? Why have you deceived me?" NIV 25 When morning came, there was Leah! So Jacob said to Laban, "What is this you have done to me? I served you for Rachel, didn't I? Why have you deceived me?" NIV 26 Laban replied, "It is not our custom here to give the younger daughter in marriage before the older one. NIV 26 Laban replied, "It is not our custom here to give the younger daughter in marriage before the older one. NIV 27 Finish this daughter's bridal week; then we will give you the younger one also, in return for another seven years of work." NIV 27 Finish this daughter's bridal week; then we will give you the younger one also, in return for another seven years of work." NIV 28 And Jacob did so. He finished the week with Leah, and then Laban gave him his daughter Rachel to be his wife. NIV 28 And Jacob did so. He finished the week with Leah, and then Laban gave him his daughter Rachel to be his wife. NIV 29 Laban gave his servant girl Bilhah to his daughter Rachel as her maidservant. NIV 29 Laban gave his servant girl Bilhah to his daughter Rachel as her maidservant. NIV 30 Jacob lay with Rachel also, and he loved Rachel more than Leah. And he worked for Laban another seven years. NIV 30 Jacob lay with Rachel also, and he loved Rachel more than Leah. And he worked for Laban another seven years.