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Genesis 29:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Laban had two daughters. The name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder [was] Leah, and the name of the younger [was] Rachel.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder [was] Leah, and the name of the younger [was] Rachel.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger, Rachel.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Now, Laban, had two daughters,—the name of the elder, Leah, and the name of the younger, Rachel.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Laban hath two daughters, the name of the elder [is] Leah, and the name of the younger Rachel,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Now he had two daughters, the name of the elder was Lia; and the younger was called Rachel.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the yonger [was] Rachel.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Now Laban had two daughters, the name of the elder was Leah{gr.Lea}, and the name of the younger, Rachel.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Lavan had two daughters: the name of the elder [was] Leah, and the name of the younger [was] Rachel.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Lvn לָבָן 3837
{3837} Prime
לָבָן
Laban
{law-bawn'}
The same as H3836; Laban, a Mesopotamian; also a place in the Desert.
had two 8147
{8147} Prime
שְׁתַּיִם
sh@nayim
{shen-ah'-yim}
(The first form being dual of H8145; the second form being feminine); two; also (as ordinal) twofold.
daughters: 1323
{1323} Prime
בַּת
bath
{bath}
From H1129 (as feminine of H1121); a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively).
the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of the elder 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
[was] L לֵאָה, 3812
{3812} Prime
לֵאָה
Le'ah
{lay-aw'}
From H3811; weary; Leah, a wife of Jacob.
and the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of the younger 6996
{6996} Prime
קָטָן
qatan
{kaw-tawn'}
From H6962; abbreviated, that is, diminutive, literally (in quantity, size or number) or figuratively (in age or importance).
[was] Rl רָחֵל. 7354
{7354} Prime
רָחֵל
Rachel
{raw-khale'}
The same as H7353; Rachel, a wife of Jacob.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 29:14-20.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 29:15-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Genesis 29:17 Leah [was] tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.
Genesis 29:25-32 And it came to pass, that in the morning, behold, it [was] Leah: and he said to Laban, What [is] this thou hast done unto me? did not I serve with thee for Rachel? wherefore then hast thou beguiled me? ... And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me.
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,
Genesis 33:2 And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.
Genesis 35:23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun:
Genesis 46:15 These [be] the sons of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob in Padanaram, with his daughter Dinah: all the souls of his sons and his daughters [were] thirty and three.
Genesis 49:31 There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.
Ruth 4:11 And all the people that [were] in the gate, and the elders, said, [We are] witnesses. The LORD make the woman that is come into thine house like Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel: and do thou worthily in Ephratah, and be famous in Bethlehem:
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