20 So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel,(A) but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her.(B)

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

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20 So Jacob (A)served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed only a few days to him because of the love he had for her.

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27 Finish this daughter’s bridal week;(A) then we will give you the younger one also, in return for another seven years of work.(B)

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

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27 (A)Fulfill her week, and we will give you this one also for the service which you will serve with me still another seven years.”

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30 Jacob made love to Rachel also, and his love for Rachel was greater than his love for Leah.(A) And he worked for Laban another seven years.(B)

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

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30 Then Jacob also went in to Rachel, and he also (A)loved Rachel more than Leah. And he served with Laban (B)still another seven years.

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26 Give me my wives and children, for whom I have served you,(A) and I will be on my way. You know how much work I’ve done for you.”

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26 Give me my wives and my children, for whom I have served thee, and let me go: for thou knowest my service which I have done thee.

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26 Give me my wives and my children (A)for whom I have served you, and let me go; for you know my service which I have done for you.”

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12 Jacob fled to the country of Aram[a];(A)
    Israel served to get a wife,
    and to pay for her he tended sheep.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 12:12 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia

12 And Jacob fled into the country of Syria, and Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he kept sheep.

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12 Jacob (A)fled to the country of Syria;
(B)Israel served for a spouse,
And for a wife he tended sheep.

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