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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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Men of the Old Testament, by G. Milligan [and others 2 vols.].

1904
...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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A Trip to the Orient: The Story of a Mediterranean Cruise

Robert Urie Jacob - Middle East - 1907 - 392 pages
..."And Jacob served Laban seven THE PEOPLE OF BETHLEHEM WERE BRIGHT AND CHEERFUL. years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her. " Cut in the rock, near Bethlehem, is an ancient well, known as the well of David. From that...
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A Trip to the Orient: The Story of a Mediterranean Cruise

Robert Urie Jacob - Middle East - 1907 - 392 pages
..."And Jacob served Laban seven THE PEOPLE OF BETHLEHEM WERE BRIGHT AND CHEERFUL. years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her. " Cut in the rock, near Bethlehem, is an ancient well, known as the well of David. From that...
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Life as service

Henry Lewis - Christian life - 1909 - 160 pages
...But if love gives vision, it also gives endurance. The seven years which Jacob served for Rachel " seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her."2 Love smiled away the shadow cast by the deceit of Laban. Love made the question of wages an...
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Homiletic Review, Volume 78

1919
...sentence the writer has given us, a perfect gem of beauty : " And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her." What was time? Nothing when he loved. What was service? Just the means of proving his sentiment....
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An Elementary Christian Psychology

Olaf Morgan Norlie - Psychology - 1924 - 270 pages
...on account of some feeling or other of an agreeable sort. Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her (Gen. 29:20). A prince of Sweden gave up the right to the throne in order that he might marry...
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Blessed be Egypt, Volume 5

Egypt - 1904
...native in this land. He took for his text Genesis xxix. 20, " Jacob served seven years for Rachel : and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her," and compared it with the coldness and deadness of our own service for God, notwithstanding...
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The Companion Bible

Ethelbert W. Bullinger - Religion - 1999 - 2176 pages
...should give fyei- 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 fter. 21 And Jacob said unto Laban, " Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that 1 may go in...
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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
...latter celebrates 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...
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A History of the English Bible as Literature

David Norton - Bibles - 2000 - 484 pages
...emphatically is Jacob's love for Rachel comprised in one verse? 'And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had unto her' [Gen 29: 20]. There is more of nature, of expressiveness, of affection in that simple passage...
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