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ND Jacob started and went to the land of the east to Laban, the son of Bathuel the Syrian, and the brother of Rebecca, mother of Jacob and Esau. 2 And he looks, and behold! a well in the plain; and there were there three flocks of sheep resting at it, for out of that well they watered the flocks, but there was a great stone at the mouth of the well. 3 And there were all the flocks gathered, and they used to roll away the stone from the mouth of the well, and water the flocks, and set the stone again in its place on the mouth of the well. 4 And Jacob said to them, Brethren, whence are ye? and they said, We are of Charrhan. 5 And he said to them, Know ye Laban, the son of Nachor? and they said, We do know [him]. 6 And he said to them, Is he well? And they said, He is well. And behold Rachel his daughter came with the sheep. 7 And Jacob said, it is yet high day, it is not yet time that the flocks be gathered together; water ye the flocks, and depart and feed them. 8 And they said, We shall not be able, until all the shepherds be gathered together, and they shall roll away the stone from the mouth of the well, then we will water the flocks. 9 While he was yet speaking to them, behold, Rachel the daughter of Laban came with her father's sheep, for she fed the sheep of her father.

ΚΑΙ ἐξάρας ᾿Ιακὼβ τοὺς πόδας ἐπορεύθη εἰς γῆν ἀνατολῶν πρὸς Λάβαν τὸν υἱὸν Βαθουὴλ τοῦ Σύρου, ἀδελφὸν δὲ Ρεβέκκας μητρὸς ᾿Ιακὼβ καὶ ῾Ησαῦ. 2 καὶ ὁρᾷ καὶ ἰδοὺ φρέαρ ἐν τῷ πεδίῳ, ἦσαν δὲ ἐκεῖ τρία ποίμνια προβάτων ἀναπαυόμενα ἐπ᾿ αὐτοῦ· ἐκ γὰρ τοῦ φρέατος ἐκείνου ἐπότιζον τὰ ποίμνια, λίθος δὲ ἦν μέγας ἐπὶ τῷ στόματι τοῦ φρέατος, 3 καὶ συνήγοντο ἐκεῖ πάντα τὰ ποίμνια καὶ ἀπεκύλιον τὸν λίθον ἀπὸ τοῦ στόματος τοῦ φρέατος καὶ ἐπότιζον τὰ πρόβατα καὶ ἀποκαθίστων τὸν λίθον ἐπὶ τὸ στόμα τοῦ φρέατος εἰς τὸν τόπον αὐτοῦ. 4 εἶπε δὲ αὐτοῖς ᾿Ιακώβ· ἀδελφοί, πόθεν ἐστὲ ὑμεῖς; οἱ δὲ εἶπαν· ἐκ Χαρρὰν ἐσμέν. 5 εἶπε δὲ αὐτοῖς· γινώσκετε Λάβαν τὸν υἱὸν Ναχώρ; οἱ δὲ εἶπαν· γινώσκομεν. 6 εἶπε δὲ αὐτοῖς· ὑγιαίνει; οἱ δὲ εἶπαν· ὑγιαίνει. καὶ ἰδοὺ Ραχὴλ ἡ θυγάτηρ αὐτοῦ ἤρχετο μετὰ τῶν προβάτων. 7 καὶ εἶπεν ᾿Ιακώβ· ἔτι ἐστὶν ἡμέρα πολλή, οὔπω ὥρα συναχθῆναι τὰ κτήνη· ποτίσαντες τὰ πρόβατα ἀπελθόντες βόσκετε. 8 οἱ δὲ εἶπαν· οὐ δυνησόμεθα ἕως τοῦ συναχθῆναι πάντας τοὺς ποιμένας, καὶ ἀποκυλίσουσι τὸν λίθον ἀπὸ τοῦ στόματος τοῦ φρέατος, καὶ ποτιοῦμεν τὰ πρόβατα. 9 ἔτι αὐτοῦ λαλοῦντος αὐτοῖς καὶ ἰδοὺ Ραχὴλ ἡ θυγάτηρ Λάβαν ἤρχετο μετὰ τῶν προβάτων τοῦ πατρὸς αὐτῆς· αὐτὴ γὰρ ἔβοσκε τὰ πρόβατα τοῦ πατρὸς αὐτῆς.

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