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 Genesis 29:1 - 14
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 29
29:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Jacob continued on his journey and came to the land of the eastern peoples.
 
29:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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.
 
29:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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.
 
29:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Jacob asked the shepherds, "My brothers, where are you from?" "We're from Haran," they replied.
 
29:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He said to them, "Do you know Laban, Nahor's grandson?" "Yes, we know him," they answered.
 
29:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Jacob asked them, "Is he well?" "Yes, he is," they said, "and here comes his daughter Rachel with the sheep."
 
29:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Look," he said, "the sun is still high; it is not time for the flocks to be gathered. Water the sheep and take them back to pasture."
 
29:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"We can't," they replied, "until all the flocks are gathered and the stone has been rolled away from the mouth of the well. Then we will water the sheep."
 
29:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
While he was still talking with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she was a shepherdess.
 
29:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Jacob saw Rachel daughter of Laban, his mother's brother, and Laban's sheep, he went over and rolled the stone away from the mouth of the well and watered his uncle's sheep.
 
29:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Jacob kissed Rachel and began to weep aloud.
 
29:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He had told Rachel that he was a relative of her father and a son of Rebekah. So she ran and told her father.
 
29:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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As soon as Laban heard the news about Jacob, his sister's son, he hurried to meet him. He embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his home, and there Jacob told him all these things.
 
29:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Laban said to him, "You are my own flesh and blood." After Jacob had stayed with him for a whole month,
 
 

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