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Leah had lovely eyes, but Rachel was shapely and beautiful.
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But Lia was blear-eyed: Rachel was well favoured, and of a beautiful countenance.
Genesis 29:6-12,18 He said: Is he in health? He is in health, say they: and behold, Rachel, his daughter, cometh with his flock. . . .
Genesis 30:1,2,22 And Rachel seeing herself without children, envied her sister, and said to her husband: Give me children, otherwise I shall die. . . .
Genesis 35:19,20,24 So Rachel died, and was buried in the highway that leadeth to Ephrata, this is Bethlehem. . . .
Genesis 46:19-22 The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife: Joseph and Benjamin. . . .
Genesis 48:7 For, when I came out of Mesopotamia, Rachel died from me in the land of Chanaan in the very journey, and it was spring time: and I was going to Ephrata, and I buried her near the way of Ephrata, which by another name is called Bethlehem.
1 Samuel 10:2 When thou shalt depart from me this day, thou shalt find two men by the sepulchre of Rachel in the borders of Benjamin to the south, and they shall say to thee: The asses are found which thou wentest to seek: and thy father, thinking no more of the asses, is concerned for you, and saith: What shall I do for my son?
Jeremiah 31:15 Thus saith the Lord: A voice was heard on high of lamentation, of mourning, and weeping, of Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted for them, because they are not.
Matthew 2:18 A voice in Rama was heard, lamentation and great mourning; Rachel bewailing her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
Genesis 12:11 And when he was near to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife: I know that thou art a beautiful woman:
Genesis 24:16 An exceeding comely maid, and a most beautiful virgin, and not known to man: and she went down to the spring, and filled her pitcher, and was coming back.
Genesis 39:6 Neither knew he any other thing, but the bread which he ate. And Joseph was of a beautiful countenance, and comely to behold.
Proverbs 31:30 Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: the woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
ContextJacob Marries Leah and Rachel
…16Now he had two daughters, the name of the elder was Lia; and the younger was called Rachel. 17But Lia was blear-eyed: Rachel was well favoured, and of a beautiful countenance.18And Jacob being in love with her, said: I will serve thee seven years for Rachel, thy younger daughter.…
And when he was near to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife: I know that thou art a beautiful woman:
And when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians saw the woman that she was very beautiful.
An exceeding comely maid, and a most beautiful virgin, and not known to man: and she went down to the spring, and filled her pitcher, and was coming back.
And when he was asked by the men of that place, concerning his wife, he answered: She is my sister: for he was afraid to confess that she was his wife, thinking lest perhaps they would kill him because of her beauty.
Now he had two daughters, the name of the elder was Lia; and the younger was called Rachel.
And having at length obtained the marriage he wished for, he preferred the love of the latter before the former, and served with him other seven years.
Neither knew he any other thing, but the bread which he ate. And Joseph was of a beautiful countenance, and comely to behold.
Additional TranslationsLeah had no sparkle in her eyes, but Rachel was shapely and beautiful.Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favored.
And Leah's eyes were tender. But Rachel was beautiful and well favored.
And the eyes of Lea were weak. But Rachel was beautiful in appearance, and exceedingly fair in countenance.
And the eyes of Leah were tender; but Rachel was of beautiful form and beautiful countenance.
And Leah's eyes were tender; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.
Leah was tender-eyed, but Rachel was beautiful and well-favored.
Leah's eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful in form and attractive.
and the eyes of Leah are tender, and Rachel hath been fair of form and fair of appearance.
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