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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 first four books of Milton's Paradise lost; with notes, by C.W. Connon

John Milton - 1855
...similar picture of patriarchal simplicity — " And Jacob*served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her." — (Gen. xxix. 20.) " The additional satisfaction from the taste of pleasures in the society of one...
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Sacred Chronology

Godfrey Faussett - Bible - 1855 - 317 pages
...He insists strongly that the words, " And Jacob " served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed " unto him but a few days, for the love he had " to her*," imply that he must have at once possessed the object of his affections, for that hope deferred would...
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The United Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 9

1855
...laboured among them I can say what is said of the seven years Jacob served for Rachel. 'They seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.' In my ministrations ' I have not shunned to declare unto them the whole counsel of God ;' and with...
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The Foreign Missionary, Volume 13

Missions - 1855
...years, and then seven years more — fourteen years in all — for his beloved Rachel. i And they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her." There were three mighty men, who loved king David very much. They overheard him express a iassing wish...
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Tyndale's Old Testament: Being the Pentateuch of 1530, Joshua to 2 ...

David Daniell - Religion - 1992 - 643 pages
...than to another man? bide therefore with me. And Jacob served seven years for Rahel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. And Jacob said unto Laban, give me my wife, that I may lie with her. For the time appointed me is come....
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William Tyndale: A Biography

David Daniell - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 429 pages
...chapter 24, or of Jacob serving for Rahel in 29: 'And Jacob served seven years for Rahel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her' — a sentence which went straight to the Authorised Version. (The Revised English Bible's version...
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Follow Me Home: Stories

William Hoffman - Fiction - 1999 - 213 pages
...held her shivering body against his own, trying to keep her from knowing winter. . . . they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. . . . He stopped before the scarred sink, blackened where dripping had worn away enamel. The faucets...
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The Torah

Rabbi Rodney J. Mariner - Religion - 1996 - 400 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 Jacob said unto Laban: 'Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that l may go in unto her.'...
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Holding On to Reality: The Nature of Information at the Turn of the Millennium

Albert Borgmann - Technology & Engineering - 2007 - 282 pages
...a person whose beauty was so commanding that "Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her." 20 The dependencies of technological information on nature and culture do not directly extend from...
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Adam Bede

George Eliot - 1908
...asking. I often think of them words, ' And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed to him but a few days for the love he had to her.' I know those words 'ud come true with me, Dinah, if so be you 'd give me hope as I might win you after...
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