New Living Translation
Now Laban had two daughters. The older daughter was named Leah, and the younger one was Rachel.
King James Bible
And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
Darby Bible Translation
And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger, 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,
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The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Laban said to him, "You shouldn't work for me without pay just because we are relatives. Tell me how much your wages should be."
There was no sparkle in Leah's eyes, but Rachel had a beautiful figure and a lovely face.
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