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" And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. "
The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson - Page 126
by John Tillotson - 1748
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Bible stories for the young, with remarks

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet - 1838
...performance of his engagement. He persevered till it was complete^, and the time, we are told, " seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to Rachel." At his expiration he claimed a fulfilment of the engagement on the part of Laban. What was...
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Treatises Upon the Life, Walk and Triumph of Faith

William Romaine - Christian life - 1839 - 383 pages
...joy of thy soul. Thou knowest what Jacob felt, when he served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. A gospel-spirit does the same to God — love makes long service short, and hard service easy. Nothing...
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Lectures on the History of Abraham and Jacob

Henry Blunt - 1839 - 348 pages
...speaker ! LECTURE III. GENESIS XXIX. 20. " And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her." AT the close of the last Lecture, we left Jacob at Bethel, where the Almighty had vouchsafed him so...
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Notes, Critical and Practical on the Book of Genesis: Designed as ..., Volume 2

George Bush - 1839
...of their families. 122 123 BC 1753.] 20 And Jacob 'served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. I ch. 30. 26. Hoa. 12. 12. W.Theyseemeduntohimbutafewdays, believe that the love affairs of an aged...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1839
...years for Rachel thy younger daughter. And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed to him but a few days for the love he had to her." Read that beautiful passage, Proverbs, v. 15; "Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters...
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Volume 5

Royal Scottish Society of Arts - Industrial arts - 1861
...although he can seldom, like the patriarch, say, even of the shorter time, that the " years seemed unto him but a few days for the love he had to " his art. No wonder, then, that the public is sometimes astonished by seeing our fellowship-initials...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Part 1

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...give her to another man : abide with me. 20 And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. 21 And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her....
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Family Worship: A Series of Prayers, with Doctrinal and Practical Remarks on ...

Church of Scotland - Families - 1842 - 967 pages
...a harsh proposal, but Jacob willingly acceded to it, and we read, that ' the seven years seemed to him but a few days for the love he had to her." And it is true still, that where our heart is in a work, the most difficult and laborious work, it...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, Tr. Out of the ...

1843 - 813 pages
...her to another man : abide with me. 20 And Jacob served " seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed And it came to pass after the death of Abraham, that God 21 Tf And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 3

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1843
...was buried in the cave of Machpelah. LOVE. "And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her," Genesis. Twice seven years that suitor wrought, To win that maiden's hand, And yet to his impassioned...
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