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Laban

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After the father of Abraham migrated to the region of Paddan-aram in northern Mesopotamia, some of the family settled there. Others, such as Abraham and Lot, moved south into Canaan (Genesis 11:31-32; Genesis 12:1-5). Laban became a prominent member of one of the families that remained in Paddan-aram. He shared with his father in giving permission for his sister, Rebekah, to marry Abraham’s son, Isaac (Genesis 24:15; Genesis 24:29; Genesis 24:50-51). Later he gave his own daughters, Leah and Rachel, to be wives of Isaac’s son, Jacob (Genesis 28:2; Genesis 29:15-30). Laban’s deceit of Jacob in the marriage arrangements began a long contest of trickery between the two, as each tried to outdo the other. (For details see JACOB.)

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Fleming, Don. Entry for 'Laban'. Bridgeway Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/bbd/l/laban.html. 2004.

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Monday, June 1st, 2020
the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
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