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Genesis 29 - AMP

2 As he looked, he saw a well in the field; and behold, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it, for out of that well the flocks were watered. The stone on the well's mouth was a big one,

3 And when all the flocks were gathered there, would roll the stone from the well's mouth, water the sheep, and replace the stone on the well's mouth.

4 And Jacob said to them, My brothers, where are you from? And they said, We are from Haran.

5 said to them, Do you know Laban the grandson of Nahor? And they said, We know him.

6 He said to them, Is it well with him? And they said, He is doing well; and behold, here comes his daughter Rachel with sheep!

7 He said, The sun is still high; it is a long time yet before the flocks need be gathered . water the sheep and return them to their pasture?

8 But they said, We cannot until all the flocks are gathered together; then roll the stone from the well's mouth and we water the sheep.

9 While he was still talking with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she shepherded them.

10 When Jacob saw Rachel daughter of Laban, his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban his uncle, Jacob went near and rolled the stone from the well's mouth and watered the flock of his uncle Laban.

11 Then Jacob kissed Rachel and he wept aloud.

12 Jacob told Rachel he was her father's relative, Rebekah's son; and she ran and told her father.

13 When Laban heard of the arrival of Jacob his sister's son, he ran to meet him, and embraced and kissed him and brought him to his house. And told Laban all these things.

14 Then Laban said to him, Surely you are my bone and my flesh. And stayed with him a month.

15 Then Laban said to Jacob, Just because you are my relative, should you work for me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?

16 Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the elder was Leah and the name of the younger was Rachel.

17 Leah's eyes were weak and dull looking, but Rachel was beautiful and attractive.

18 And Jacob loved Rachel; so he said, I will work for you for seven years for Rachel your younger daughter.

19 And Laban said, It is better that I give her to you than to another man. Stay and live with me.

20 And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her.

21 Finally, Jacob said to Laban, Give me my wife, for my time is completed, so that I may take her to me.

22 And Laban gathered together all the men of the place and made a feast .

23 But when night came, he took Leah his daughter and brought her to , who had intercourse with her.

24 And Laban gave Zilpah his maid to his daughter Leah to be her maid.

25 But in the morning behold, it was Leah! And he said to Laban, What is this you have done to me? Did I not work for you for Rachel? Why then have you deceived and cheated and thrown me down ?

26 And Laban said, It is not permitted in our country to give the younger before the elder.

27 Finish the week ; then we will give you also, and you shall work for me yet seven more years in return.

28 So Jacob complied and fulfilled week; then gave him Rachel his daughter as his wife.

29 (And Laban gave Bilhah his maid to Rachel his daughter to be her maid.)

30 And Jacob lived with Rachel also as his wife, and he loved Rachel more than Leah and served another seven years .

31 And when the Lord saw that Leah was despised, He made her able to bear children, but Rachel was barren.

32 And Leah became pregnant and bore a son and named him Reuben ; for she said, Because the Lord has seen my humiliation and affliction; now my husband will love me.

33 became pregnant again and bore a son and said, Because the Lord heard that I am despised, He has given me this son also; and she named him Simeon .

34 And she became pregnant again and bore a son and said, Now this time will my husband be a companion to me, for I have borne him three sons. Therefore he was named Levi .

35 Again she conceived and bore a son, and she said, Now will I praise the Lord! So she called his name Judah ; then she ceased bearing.

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D Marion Clark avatar
The Fox Out-Foxed
Shared by: D Marion Clark on Aug, 2016
Summary: If there is one trait of Jacob that stands out, it is his craftiness. Our chapter presents another crafty fellow who will out-fox Jacob.
Scripture: Genesis 29:1-30
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 103
Bo Dunford avatar
When A Man Loves A Woman With All His Heart
Shared by: Bo Dunford on Mar, 2016
Summary: The husband's love for his wife ought to be the same kind of love that Jesus has for the church.
Scripture: Genesis 29:15-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,226
Ken Ritz avatar
Approval or Achievement
Shared by: Ken Ritz on Mar, 2016
Summary: Part 3 of a series on the life of Jacob
Tim Smith avatar
Help! I’ve Married the Wrong Person!
Shared by: Tim Smith on Feb, 2016
Summary: Jacob rolls over in the morning and the woman beside him is not the woman of his dreams. The same thing has happened to many couples. We wake up one day and think we’ve married the wrong person. What are you to do?
Scripture: Genesis 29:15-30
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 320
Ian Humphrey avatar
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: Jacob at Bethel
Scripture: Genesis 28:10-29:1
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 284
Troy Luttrell avatar
Birthing Wars
Shared by: Troy Luttrell on Jul, 2015
Summary: From the example of Jacob, we will learn four truths of what it means to have a Biblical marriage.
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Meet the First Sister Wives
Shared by: Troy Luttrell on Mar, 2015
Summary: We will learn that despite the decisions (positive and negative) of our family members, it truly is by grace that we can have a successful walk with God.
Scripture: Genesis 29:1-30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 508
Jim Kilson avatar
The God of Love
Shared by: Jim Kilson on Nov, 2014
Summary: Part 3 of 5 in a series on the false gods of this world (i.e. of our own creation) that vie to be the ultimate object of our worship.
Scripture: Genesis 29:16-35
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 432
Monty Newton avatar
And You Think Your Family Is Messed-Up Part II
Shared by: Monty Newton on Aug, 2014
Summary: God is at work in and through our lives despite our dysfunction.
Monty Newton avatar
And You Think Your Family Is Messed Up Part I
Shared by: Monty Newton on Jul, 2014
Summary: God is at work in and through our lives despite our differences and dysfunction,.
The Importance of Praise
Shared by: MELVIN MAUGHMER, JR. on Jun, 2014
Summary: Praise God for that is what we are commanded to do.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 29:35
Denomination: Apostolic
Views: 5,962
Steve Ely avatar
Knots - Part 2 - Knot Hard
Shared by: Steve Ely on Feb, 2014
Summary: We are divided into "Have Knots" and "Have Nots". Knot-tied or single, there are relationship principles we must know.
Series: Knots
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Genesis 29:14-30
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 812
John Shearhart avatar
Genesis 29:1-35
Shared by: John Shearhart on Oct, 2013
Summary: God completes the next phase of the promise to Abraham when He provides the first sons of the promise.
Scripture: Genesis 29:1-35
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,215
Samuel Fulkerson avatar
Elevated Praise
Shared by: Samuel Fulkerson on Sep, 2013
Summary: Bionically there is a difference between Praise and Worship and Elevated Praise lifts one above the mundane and into the very presence of the very God.
Scripture: Genesis 29:35
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 666
Paul Barreca avatar
God's Compassion for the Broken Hearted
Shared by: Paul Barreca on Jan, 2013
Summary: Even though we sin, God is compassionate and blesses those who call on His name.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Genesis 29:1-30:24
Views: 2,089
Paul Barreca avatar
Making a New Man Out of Jacob
Shared by: Paul Barreca on Nov, 2012
Summary: Jacob's trials in Haran teach us the Lord sends trials into our lives to test our commitment and to refine us to me more like Jesus.
Paul Barreca avatar
God Will Go Before You
Shared by: Paul Barreca on Oct, 2012
Summary: What did God do for Jacob, and what does that teach us about the Destination Unknowns in our life?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Genesis 29:1-14
Views: 2,384
John Lowe avatar
We Reap What We Sow
Shared by: John Lowe on Jun, 2012
Summary: Our Bible lesson is from the twenty-ninth chapter of Genesis, and I would like to place the following words at the beginning: “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. For he who sows to his flesh will of th
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 29:16-28
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,594
Edward Hardee avatar
Studies in Genesis: Chapter 29
Shared by: Edward Hardee on Oct, 2011
Summary: This is a study of the book of Genesis. Genesis and Revelation are two of the most disputed books in the Bible. The premise of this study is the foundation of creation.
Series: Genesis
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Genesis 29:1-32
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 1,241
John Perry avatar
Living in the shadow of another star
Shared by: John Perry on Jul, 2011
Summary: This world is full of people who are loaded with talent. It can make you feel at times as though your life adds up to very little. But the truth is that even though we may feel as we are 'outshone' God wants us to master the art of 'Living in the shadow o
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 29:15-25
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,279
Rich  Anderson avatar
The Life Of Joseph - Part 1
Shared by: Rich Anderson on Feb, 2011
Summary: It is said that every man or woman's life contains sufficient material for a great novel. Joseph's life certainly did.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 29:1-30
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 1,655
C. Philip Green avatar
Battle of the Babies
Shared by: C. Philip Green on Feb, 2011
Summary: If you want true peace, don’t look down on some with disdain; don’t look up on others with jealousy; and don’t look within at your own schemes. Instead, look to the Lord. Trust Him with your life, and you will find true peace.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 29:30-30:24
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,025
C. Philip Green avatar
Brushes or Swords
Shared by: C. Philip Green on Jan, 2011
Summary: If we’re going to "put the icing" on the days God makes for us, we must enjoy his delights and embrace his discipline.
Babatunmishe oke avatar
Shared by: Babatunmishe oke on Dec, 2010
Summary: This is is a prayer sermon to address spiritual issues from the womb.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 29:31-30:13
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,354
Gordon Curley avatar
A man with two wives
Shared by: Gordon Curley on Nov, 2010
Summary: Jacob marries Leah & Rachel. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)
Scripture: Genesis 29:1-35
Denomination: Brethren
Views: 513
Brian Buriff avatar
Shared by: Brian Buriff on Feb, 2010
Summary: When you feel like Jacob - "Help, I married the wrong person." Within every man and woman there lies 2 dimensions - the lovable Rachel side and the difficult Leah side. Successful marriages recognize both sides and learns to embrace both sides.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 29:15-31
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 3,534
Rodney Kelley avatar
Thankful in a Troubled Life
Shared by: Rodney Kelley on Sep, 2009
Summary: As a child of God, we have much to be thankful about.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 29:16-35
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,701
Tom Owen avatar
Genesis 39
Shared by: Tom Owen on Aug, 2009
Summary: verse-by-verse
Series: Beginnings
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 29:1-35
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,700
Rodney Burton avatar
The 12 Stone Memorial Series Part 3: Levi & Judah
Shared by: Rodney Burton on Apr, 2009
Summary: In part 3 of this series, we look at the births of Levi and Judah and what we can learn from them and what God can teach the church.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 29:34-35
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,445
Paul Clemente avatar
God is Gracious - Part 1
Shared by: Paul Clemente on Mar, 2009
Summary: The Creator God has the power to give grace, but the Creator God also has power to judge sin; and all have sinned against God.
Scripture: Genesis 29:31-30:22
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,090