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Genesis 29:20-28

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.