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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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The Works of President Edwards in Four Volumes: A Reprint of the ..., Volume 3

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1844
...on his posterity. 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." Jacob was a type of Christ, in his obtaining his wife by a servitude, and in his servitude's seeming...
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The New Mirror, Volume 3

1844
...wife Rachel. And, in the emphatic language of Scripture, it is said of those years, " they seemed to him but a few days for the love he had to her." And, through all his subsequent history, up to the hour when he placed a pillar on her grave, his love...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the New and Old Testaments Translated Out of the ...

1845 - 691 pages
...give her to another man : abide with me. 20 And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed of Jacob is our refilée . Selah. 8 Come, tehold the 21 U And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife (for my days are fulfilled) that I may go in 22 And...
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Payne's Royal Dresden Gallery: Being a Selection of Subjects ..., Volume 1

Albert Henry Payne - Painting - 1845 - 187 pages
...passion, which made the tedious probation of seven years service pass so lightly, that "they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her." Perhaps nothing affords a more incontrovertable proof of the truth of the sacred writings, than the...
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The women of Israel; or, Characters and sketches from the holy ..., Volume 1

Grace Aguilar - 1845
...thee than to another man. Abide with me. And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her." We think much of those tales of chivalry where man performs some great and striking deed — conquers...
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The Old Testament history; or, A connected view of God's dealings with his ...

Robert Augustus Gordon - 1845
...Jacob kept Laban's flocks, and fed them. " And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had to her." When the seven years were ended, Jacob asked Laban to give Rachel to him to be his wife, as he had...
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Notes, Critical and Practical, on the Book of Genesis: Designed as ..., Volume 2

George Bush - Bible - 1846
...condition of the founders of their families. 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. Hon. 12. 12. 20. Theyseemedunlohimbutafewdays, &c. As human nature is constituted, it...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1846
...the asking. I often think of those words, " And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her." Dr. Stuart Robinson made a good point in a sermon. He was alluding to the objection made by the unconverted...
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The Works of Saint-Pierre: Comprising His Studies of Nature, Paul ..., Volume 2

Bernardin de Saint-Pierre - Natural history - 1846
...kind. It is in Genesis. " Jacob, it is there said, " served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her."* I know that our politicians, who value nothing but gold and titles, are unable to comprehend this;...
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The ruins of Liveden; with historical notices of the family of Tresham

Thomas Bell (of Barnwell, Northants.) - 1847 - 40 pages
...apprenticeship to prevent the foregoing of his beloved, beautiful, and graceful Rachel ; for it seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had to her."* He married Muriel daughter of Sir R. Throckmorton, knight, f by whom he had issue four sons and six...
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