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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 for her. "
Life and Letters of Zachary Macaulay - Page 109
by Zachary Macalay - 1900 - 496 pages
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The Origin of the Distinction of Ranks: Or, An Inquiry Into the ...

John Millar, John Craig - Master and servant - 1806 - 296 pages
...I should 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 herf." In the compositions of Ossian, which describe the manners of a people acquainted with pasturage,...
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The Duties, Advantages, Pleasures, and Sorrows of the Marriage State

John Ovington - Marriage - 1813 - 138 pages
...in the paths of obedience ; and the best services, if not neglected, are indifferently performed.' It is said of Jacob, that he served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed but af ew days, because of the love he had for her. 'I his is a description of the genuine...
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The Christian's Consolations Against the Fears of Death: With Seasonable ...

Charles Drelincourt - Death - 1824 - 612 pages
...Gen. xxxi. 40. Jacob patiently endured all this labour and distress, and the years of his servitude seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to jiaclul. Gen. xxix. 20. In the same manner, thou wilt joyfully endure all the fatigues of thine office,...
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Social Evils: And Their Remedy, Volume 2

Charles Benjamin Tayler - Great Britain - 1837
...The blood of the murdered will God require at my hand." CHAPTER VI. " And he served seven years, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had." — GENESIS, xxix. 20. NIGEL'S chief study had been to please every one, and the sweetness of his temper,...
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Bible stories for the young, with remarks

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet - 1838
...faithful 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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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Volume 5

Royal Scottish Society of Arts - Industrial arts - 1861
...together ; 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 Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 15

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1841
...prospect of the promised recompense made the tedious service appear as nothing to Jacoh. The seven years " seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had unto her." Of the hundred and thirty years of Jacob's life, concerning which he testified to the king...
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The holy Bible, the authorized version, with emendations [by J.T. Conquest ...

John Tricker Conquest - 1846
...1 should give her to another man : abide with me. And 20 Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he bad to her. And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my 21 wife, for my dayi are fulfilled, that I may go...
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The Columbian Magazine, Volumes 7-8

Arts - 1847
...assiduity to the laborious duties of a merchant. Time will fly, even with lovers waiting for their union. It is said of Jacob that he served seven years for Rachel, and it seemed but as a few days for the love he had to her ; and while this touching expression conveys...
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The Afflicted Man's Companion: Or, A Directory for Persons and Families ...

John Willison - Christian life - 1851 - 343 pages
...cross, especially when he himself bears the heaviest end of it; nay, bears you and your cross both. It is said of Jacob, that "he served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had to her." Gen. 29:20. And shall we not endure...
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