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 29:15
 29:16
 29:17
 29:18
29:16 Laban had two daughters. The older one's name was Leah, and the younger one's name was Rachel.
Ule-Lavan shtey vanot shem hagdolah Leah veshem haktanah Rachel.
29:17 Leah had lovely eyes, while Rachel was shapely and beautiful.
Ve'eyney Leah rakot veRachel hayetah yefat-to'ar vifat mar'eh.
29:18 Third Reading
Jacob had fallen in love with Rachel. 'I will work for you seven years for Rachel, your younger daughter,' he said.
Vaye'ehav Ya'akov et-Rachel vayomer e'evadcha sheva shanim beRachel bitcha haktanah.



Commentary:

lovely eyes
  (Targum; Tur). Others have 'weak eyes,' or 'sensitive eyes.'





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