Genesis 29:16
New International Version
Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

New Living Translation
Now Laban had two daughters. The older daughter was named Leah, and the younger one was Rachel.

English Standard Version
Now Laban had two daughters. The name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

Berean Study Bible
Now Laban had two daughters; the older was named Leah, and the younger was named Rachel.

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

New King James Version
Now Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

New American Standard Bible
Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

NASB 1995
Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

NASB 1977
Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

Amplified Bible
Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

Christian Standard Bible
Now Laban had two daughters: the older was named Leah, and the younger was named Rachel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now Laban had two daughters: the older was named Leah, and the younger was named Rachel.

American Standard Version
And Laban had two daughters. The name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Laban had two daughters; the name of the elder was Leah and the name of the younger, Rakhyl.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Now Laban had two daughters, the name of the elder was Lea, and the name of the younger, Rachel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now he had two daughters, the name of the elder was Lia: and the younger was called Richel.

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

Good News Translation
Laban had two daughters; the older was named Leah, and the younger Rachel.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Laban had two daughters. The name of the older one was Leah, and the name of the younger one was Rachel.

International Standard Version
Now Laban happened to have two daughters. The older one was named Leah and the younger was named Rachel.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

Literal Standard Version
And Laban has two daughters, the name of the older [is] Leah, and the name of the younger Rachel,

NET Bible
(Now Laban had two daughters; the older one was named Leah, and the younger one Rachel.

New Heart English Bible
Laban had two daughters. The name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

World English Bible
Laban had two daughters. The name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

Young's Literal Translation
And Laban hath two daughters, the name of the elder is Leah, and the name of the younger Rachel,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jacob Marries Leah and Rachel
15Laban said to him, “Just because you are my relative, should you work for nothing? Tell me what your wages should be.” 16Now Laban had two daughters; the older was named Leah, and the younger was named Rachel. 17Leah had weak eyes, but Rachel was shapely and beautiful.…

Cross References
Genesis 29:15
Laban said to him, "Just because you are my relative, should you work for nothing? Tell me what your wages should be."

Genesis 29:17
Leah had weak eyes, but Rachel was shapely and beautiful.


Treasury of Scripture

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

was Leah.

Genesis 29:17,25-32
Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured…

Genesis 30:19
And Leah conceived again, and bare Jacob the sixth son.

Genesis 31:4
And Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field unto his flock,









Verse 16. - And Laban had two daughters (the wife of Laban is not mentioned in the story): the name of the elder was Leah, - "Wearied" (Gesenius); "Dull," "Stupid" (Furst); "Pining," "Yearning" (Lange) - and the name of the younger was Rachel - "Ewe" (Gesenius).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now Laban
וּלְלָבָ֖ן (ū·lə·lā·ḇān)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3837: Laban -- father-in-law of Jacob

had two
שְׁתֵּ֣י (šə·tê)
Number - fdc
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

daughters;
בָנ֑וֹת (ḇā·nō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 1323: A daughter

the older
הַגְּדֹלָה֙ (hag·gə·ḏō·lāh)
Article | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 1419: Great, older, insolent

was named
שֵׁ֤ם (šêm)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8034: A name

Leah,
לֵאָ֔ה (lê·’āh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3812: Leah -- 'weary', a wife of Jacob

and the younger
הַקְּטַנָּ֖ה (haq·qə·ṭan·nāh)
Article | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 6996: Small, young, unimportant

was named
וְשֵׁ֥ם (wə·šêm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8034: A name

Rachel.
רָחֵֽל׃ (rā·ḥêl)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 7354: Rachel -- a wife of Jacob


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