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Genesis 29:30

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29:30 Jacob 1  had marital relations 2  with Rachel as well. He loved Rachel more than Leah, so he worked for Laban 3  for seven more years. 4 

1 tn Heb “and he”; the referent (Jacob) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

2 tn Heb “went in also to Rachel.” The expression “went in to” in this context refers to sexual intercourse, i.e., the consummation of the marriage.

3 tn Heb “him”; the referent (Laban) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

4 tn Heb “and he loved also Rachel, more than Leah, and he served with him still seven other years.”



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