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29:1 Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the children of the east.
29:3 And thither were all the flocks gathered. And they rolled the stone from the well`s mouth, and watered the sheep, and put the stone again upon the well`s mouth in its place.
29:4 And Jacob said unto them, My brethren, whence are ye? And they said, Of Haran are we.
29:5 And he said unto them, Know ye Laban the son of Nahor? And they said, We know him.
29:6 And he said unto them, Is it well with him? And they said, It is well. And, behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep.
29:9 While he was yet speaking with them, Rachel came with her father`s sheep. For she kept them.
29:10 And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother`s brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother`s brother, that Jacob went near, and rolled the stone from the well`s mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother`s brother.
29:12 And Jacob told Rachel that he was her father`s brother, and that he was Rebekah`s son. And she ran and told her father.
29:13 And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob his sister`s son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these things.
29:15 And Laban said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? Tell me, what shall thy wages be?
29:19 And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man. Abide with me.
29:20 And Jacob served seven years for Rachel. And they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
29:21 And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her.
29:23 And it came to pass in the evening, that he took Leah his daughter, and brought her to him. And he went in unto her.
29:24 And Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid unto his daughter Leah for a handmaid.
29:25 And it came to pass in the morning that, behold, it was Leah. And he said to Laban, What is this thou hast done unto me? Did not I serve with thee for Rachel? Wherefore then hast thou beguiled me?
29:26 And Laban said, It is not so done in our place, to give the younger before the first-born.
29:27 Fulfil the week of this one, and we will give thee the other also for the service which thou shalt serve with me yet seven other years.
29:28 And jacob did so, and fulfilled her week. And he gave him Rachel his daughter to wife.
29:29 And Laban gave to Rachel his daughter Bilhah his handmaid to be her handmaid.
29:32 And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben. For she said, Because Jehovah hath looked upon my affliction. For now my husband will love me.
29:33 And she conceived again, and bare a son: and said, Because Jehovah hath heard that I am hated, he hath therefore given me this [son] also. And she called his name Simeon.