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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 to her. "
Lectures on the History of the Jewish Church - Page 59
by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - 1863 - 497 pages
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The new Whole duty of man, containing the faith as well as practice of a ...

Whole duty - 1741
...grievous to him. Jacob ferved for Rachel feven years, and after that feven years more ; and they feemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. Did but the love of God rule'in our hearts, and had we as much real affection for him as fome men have...
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The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Volume 1

John Tillotson - Sermons, English - 1748
...grievous to him. Jacob ferved for Rachel feven years, and after. th&tjeven years more ; and they feemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. Did but the love of God rule in our hearts, and had we as real an afiection for him as fome men have...
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The sermons of mr. Yorick, Volume 1

Laurence Sterne - Sermons - 1767 - 304 pages
...he was the moft unhappy : for 'bating the fevcn years he ferved Laban for Rachael, "which feemed to him but a " few days for the love he had to her" — ftrike thofe out of the number, — all his other days were forrow; and that, not from his faults,...
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Addresses to Young Men ...

James Fordyce - Young men - 1777
...attendant of the paffion we are now contemplating. " Jacob ferved feven " years for Rachel, and they fcemed unto *' him but a few days, for the Love he " had to her." Yes, my friends, to the heroic fenfe of true affection, labour is an amufement, and hardfhip a pleafure;...
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An abridgment of Scripture history, consisting of lessons selected from the ...

Sarah Trimmer - 1835
...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 her. men of the place, and made a feast. , And it came to pass, that he brought Leah to him instead of Rachel....
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A short and plain exposition of the Old Testament: with devotional ..., Volume 1

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805
...And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and AM affection for his cousin •was so great, that they seemed unto him [but] a few days, for the love he had to her. У1 And Jacob said unto Laban, Give [me] my wife, fop my days are fulfilled, the seven years' service...
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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
...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 Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...should give SET to another man: abide with me. 30 And Jacob served seven years for Raid ; and they h : thou art exalted 21 t And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, (for my days are fulfilled) ttat I may go in unto...
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A Treatise Upon the Walk of Faith, Volume 1

William Romaine - Christian life - 1809
...the joy of thy soul. Thou knowest what Jacob felt, when he servedseven years for Rachael, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. A gospel spirit does the same to God — love makes long service short — and hard service easy. Nothing...
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The Works of President Edwards ...

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1809
...to be also on his posterity. GENESIS xxix. 20...." And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her." Jacob was a type of Christ, in his obtaining his wife by a servitude, and in his servitude's seeming;...
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