Parallel Bible results for Genesis 29:20-28

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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 make love to her.” NIV 21 Then Jacob said to Laban, “Give me my wife. My time is completed, and I want to make love to 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 brought her to Jacob, and Jacob made love to her. NIV 23 But when evening came, he took his daughter Leah and brought her to Jacob, and Jacob made love to her. NIV 24 And Laban gave his servant Zilpah to his daughter as her attendant. NIV 24 And Laban gave his servant Zilpah to his daughter as her attendant. 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.