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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 Ruins of Liveden: With Historical Notices of the Family of Tresham, and ...

Thomas BELL (of Barnwell, Northamptonshire.) - Gunpowder Plot, 1605 - 1847 - 72 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,-]- by whom he had issue four sons and six...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 17

Literature - 1851
...the 24th chapter of Genesis, verse 20th: — 'And Jacob served 7 years for Rachel, and they teemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her,' was delivered by the Rev. Mr. Dunlap. In handling the discourse, the preacher in bis usual animated...
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Remains of extr. from unpubl. MSS. by sir J.B. Williams

Philip Henry - 1848
...my God." "His commandments are not grievous." Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days for the love he had to her. It will be boundless and unwearied. It will never think it can do enough. One being asked whom he laboured...
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The Women of the Scriptures

Horatio Hastings Weld - Bible - 1848 - 240 pages
...but expressive words of the historian — " Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had to her." At the end of seven years, the cupidity, the wicked avarice of Laban, led him to resort to a vile artifice...
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A practical commentary upon the first Epistle of st. Peter, Volume 2

Robert Leighton (abp. of Glasgow.) - 1849
...the cold of the nights, and heat of the days ; seven years he served for his Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her* Love is the great endowment of a shepherd of Christ's flock. He says not to Peter, Art thou wise, or...
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The Scripture Reader Consisting of Selections of Sacred Scriptures for the ...

Bible - 1849 - 348 pages
...give her 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. And it came to pass, when Rachel had borne Joseph, that Jacob said unto Laban, Send me away, that I...
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Discourses: Chiefly Biographical, of Persons Eminent in Sacred History

David M'Conaughy - Bible - 1850 - 404 pages
...; and in their completion, seemingly, very short. Seven years of watchfulness, and toil " appeared unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her." And was his expected happiness now realized ? no : his fond anticipation failed ; and hope was frustrated...
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NOTES, CRITICAL AND PRACTICAL

GEORGE BUSH - 1850
...condition of the founders of their families. 20 And J acob ] served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. i ch. 30. 20. Hos. 12. 12. 20. They seemed unto him but a few days, &c. As human nature is constituted,...
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The English Version of the Polyglot Bible Containing the Old and New ...

1850 - 790 pages
...give her to another man : abide with me. 20 And Jacob served* seven years for Rachel; and they seemed Sa. 14. 2, 5. 2Sa. 13.11. <*Pr. 1.10. JSnajim. <Le 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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A Man

J. D. Bell - Conduct of life - 1850 - 452 pages
...give her to another man : abide with me.' And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had to her." The true hearts of the race all know the feeling which, more than three thousand years ago, moved Boaz...
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