Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Genesis 29:30

Context
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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 

XREF

Ge 29:18; Ge 29:20,31; Ge 30:25,26; Ge 31:15,41; Ge 44:20,27; De 21:15; 1Sa 18:17-27; Ho 12:12; Mt 6:24; Mt 10:37; Lu 14:26; Joh 12:25

NET © Notes

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

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.

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

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



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