Genesis 29:22

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

Read Genesis 29:22 Using Other Translations

And Laban gathered together all the men of the place, and made a feast.
So Laban gathered together all the people of the place and made a feast.
So Laban invited everyone in the neighborhood and prepared a wedding feast.

What does Genesis 29:22 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Genesis 29:22

And Laban gathered together all the men of the place
Of the city of Haran, which may be understood of the chief and principal of them, to make the marriage of his daughter public and authentic:

and made a feast;
a marriage or marriage feast, as the Septuagint version, see ( Matthew 22:2 ) ; which was usual, when a marriage was solemnized, expressive of joy on that account.

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