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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 Contemporary Review, Volume 35

Great Britain - 1879
...thee seven years for Kachel thy younger daughter. . . . And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he bad to her." It is obvious that the length of the service was regarded by the narrator as a special...
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Church Building Quarterly, Volumes 22-24

Church architecture - 1904
...dedicated, he was summoned to attend and give the dedication address. 69 served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her. " Those fleeting year CONGREGATIONAL CIR-RCH, SPRINGFIELD, VT. his coming more than ninety...
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Homely talks with young men on the young men of the Bible, by the author of ...

mrs. Morgan Morgan - 1885
...inspiration there came those touchingly beautiful words : " And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days for the love he had for her." For seven years the man toiled early and late that he might win his loved and lovely Eachel....
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The Newberry Bible: The Holy Bible; Arranged So as to Give as Far as ...

1890 - 1585 pages
...Qshould_give f(er to another 'man : 'abide with me." 20 And Jacob *served seven years for Rachel ; and they *seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to fttr. 81 And Jacob *said unto Laban, " 'Give me my ""wife, for mj days ''are-fulfilled, that I hmay_go_in...
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Studies in Oriental Social Life and Gleams from the East on the Sacred Page

Henry Clay Trumbull - Middle East - 1894 - 437 pages
...lover than that which is given of Jacob in 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."1 And the entire story confirms the abiding force of that sentiment. There are, certainly, gleams...
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Primitive Love and Love-stories

Henry Theophilus Finck - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 1899 - 851 pages
...that 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 for her.' It may be said that after marriage Jacob's love was not of the modern conjugal type ; but...
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Women of the Bible: A Series of Story and Character Sketches of the Great ...

Willard Done - Bible stories - 1900 - 224 pages
...stroke of fortune. Therefore, he willingly consented. "And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.1' But Laban seems to have been so crafty and unreliable as to be incapable of giving due reward...
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The Art of Study: A Manual for Teachers and Students of the Science and the ...

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - Study - 1900 - 266 pages
...tends to exaggerate its relative importance. We read that Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days for the love he had for her. Yes, but his love grew the more by reason of his long, hard service. The interests, like the...
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The Doctor Speaks: Being Some Episodes in the Experiences of John Selkirk, M.D.

William James Dawson - English fiction - 1900 - 334 pages
...in my ear the old sweet saying about Jacob and Rachel, ' And he served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days for the love he had for her' ; and I found myself irreverently wondering whether Rachel danced when the years were ended....
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Men of the Old Testament: Cain to David

Bible - 1904 - 301 pages
...glimpses of another side of the man. "Jacob loved Rachel. And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days for the love he had unto her" The love-songs of the world have nothing sweeter than that simple avowal. But, the " old...
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