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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 Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volumes 3-4

Church work with the poor - 1853
...imitating the example of the ancient saints. Permit me to transcribe the words of John ( VMM nier: ' It is said of Jacob, that he served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed but a few days, for the love he hnd to her. I can truly speak it, I have served the Lord...
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The Underground Railroad

William M. Mitchell - African Americans - 1860 - 172 pages
...required to support their wives after they have obtained them. "Jacob served seven years for Eachael, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her." " He served Laban yet seven other years, and he gave him Eachael to wife." This man was by...
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The blind schoolmistress, by J.J.

J. J - 1860
...younger daughter." And after he had served faithfully, and waited patiently the seven long years, " they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her," and to think how he was deceived, and after all, to wait patiently, and serve another seven...
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The Story of the Patriarchs

Theodora Elizabeth Lynch - Bible stories, English - 1860 - 307 pages
...toil itself; and as the Scripture beautifully expresses it, speaking of the years as they passed by, " they seemed unto him but a few days " for the love he bore to Eachel. And then the wedding-day arrived, and a great feast was made ; and the men of the place,...
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Expository lectures on the Epistle to the Ephesians, Page 39, Volume 1

Robert James M'Ghee - 1861
...intervening years of anxious expectation—as we are told, " Jacob served seven years for Rachael; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her."—Gen. xxix. 20. And if that be so with respect to this world, in reference to the future hopes...
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The Finest Girl in Bloomsbury: A Serio-comic Tale of Ambitious Love

Augustus Mayhew - 1861 - 344 pages
...wooing. The luckiest man I can think of was Jacob, and he had fourteen years of keeping company j but " they seemed unto him but a few days for the love he had." And all that time father-inlaw was kind, and the girls petted him. That's the life for me ! Contrary...
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The life and writings of George Washington Doane [ed.] by W.C. Doane, Volume 3

George Washington Doane (bp. of New Jersey.) - 1861
...everybody knows. It is recorded of the Patriarch Jacob, that he " served seven years, for Rachel, and they seemed, unto him, but a few days, for the love he bore to her." There never was a finer touch of nature. What men do heartily, they do with ease, they...
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Biblical natural science, Volume 1

John Duns - 1863
...seven years' service was completed, he was again wounded in his tenderest feelings. The years " had seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to Rachel" (ver. 20). The marriage feast passed away in joy. The veiled bride was given in the evening...
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The child's own book of Scripture pictures

1864
...SERVE THEE SEVEN YEARS FOR RACHEL THY YOUNGER DAUGHTER. ANDJACOB SERVED SEVEN YEARS FOR RACHEL; ' AND THEY SEEMED UNTO HIM BUT A FEW DAYS, FOR THE LOVE HE HAD TO JACOB TAKING LEAVE OF LABAN. HER. JACOB RECONCILED TO ESAU HIS BROTHEK. THE STORY OF JOSEPH AND HIS...
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Our title to sonship, amd other sermons

William Michell - 1864
...of solemn observance, as Jacob entered upon his service when "he served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days for the love he had unto her?" Self-denial is the Cross of the suffering Jesus, which He offers to every member of His...
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