You can skip to local navigation, content or closing (global) navigation.

King James Bible: Genesis 29

Verse Navigation

add

1 Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

2 And he looked, and behold a well in the field, and, lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks: and a great stone was upon the well's mouth.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

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 his place.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

4 And Jacob said unto them, My brethren, whence be ye? And they said, Of Haran are we.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

5 And he said unto them, Know ye Laban the son of Nahor? And they said, We know him.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

6 And he said unto them, Is he well? And they said, He is well: and, behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

7 And he said, Lo, it is yet high day, neither is it time that the cattle should be gathered together: water ye the sheep, and go and feed them.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

8 And they said, We cannot, until all the flocks be gathered together, and till they roll the stone from the well's mouth; then we water the sheep.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

9 And while he yet spake with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep: for she kept them.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

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.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

11 And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

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.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

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.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

14 And Laban said to him, Surely thou art my bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the space of a month.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

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?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

16 And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

17 Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

18 And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

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.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

20 And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

21 And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

22 And Laban gathered together all the men of the place, and made a feast.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

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.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

24 And Laban gave unto his daughter Leah Zilpah his maid for an handmaid.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

25 And it came to pass, that in the morning, 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?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

26 And Laban said, It must not be so done in our country, to give the younger before the firstborn.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

27 Fulfil her week, and we will give thee this also for the service which thou shalt serve with me yet seven other years.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

28 And Jacob did so, and fulfilled her week: and he gave him Rachel his daughter to wife also.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

29 And Laban gave to Rachel his daughter Bilhah his handmaid to be her maid.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

30 And he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

31 And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

32 And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

33 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Because the LORD hath heard that I was hated, he hath therefore given me this son also: and she called his name Simeon.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

34 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Now this time will my husband be joined unto me, because I have born him three sons: therefore was his name called Levi.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

35 And she conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now will I praise the LORD: therefore she called his name Judah; and left bearing.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK