but will go to my country and my own relatives(A) and get a wife for my son Isaac.(B)

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20 and Isaac was forty years old(A) when he married Rebekah(B) daughter of Bethuel(C) the Aramean from Paddan Aram[a](D) and sister of Laban(E) the Aramean.(F)

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  1. Genesis 25:20 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
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43 Now then, my son, do what I say:(A) Flee at once to my brother Laban(B) in Harran.(C)

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Go at once to Paddan Aram,[a](A) to the house of your mother’s father Bethuel.(B) Take a wife for yourself there, from among the daughters of Laban, your mother’s brother.(C)

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  1. Genesis 28:2 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia; also in verses 5, 6 and 7
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Then Isaac sent Jacob on his way,(A) and he went to Paddan Aram,(B) to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean,(C) the brother of Rebekah,(D) who was the mother of Jacob and Esau.

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He said to them, “Do you know Laban, Nahor’s grandson?”(A)

“Yes, we know him,” they answered.

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12 He had told Rachel that he was a relative(A) of her father and a son of Rebekah.(B) So she ran and told her father.(C)

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13 As soon as Laban(A) heard the news about Jacob, his sister’s son, he hurried to meet him. He embraced him(B) and kissed him and brought him to his home, and there Jacob told him all these things.

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