Genesis 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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Iacob serued seuen yeeres for Rachel: and they seemed vnto him but a few dayes, for the loue hee had to her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So Jacob served seven years for Rachel and they seemed to him but a few days because of his love for her.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel. And they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Jacob did seven years' work for Rachel; and because of his love for her it seemed to him only a very little time.
- Basic English Bible

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they were in his eyes as single days, because he loved her.
- Darby Bible

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
- Webster's Bible

Jacob served seven years for Rachel. They seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had for her.
- World English Bible

and Jacob serveth for Rachel seven years; and they are in his eyes as some days, because of his loving her.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 29:20


29:20 They seemed to him but a few days for the love he had to her - An age of work will be but as a few days to those that love God, and long for Christ's appearing.


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