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Laban

[ley-buh n] /ˈleɪ bən/
noun
1.
the father of Leah and Rachel and the father-in-law of Jacob. Gen. 24:29; 29:16–30.
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Laban

/ˈleɪbən/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) the father-in-law of Jacob, father of Leah and Rachel (Genesis 29:16)
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Laban in the Bible

white. (1.) The son of Bethuel, who was the son of Nahor, Abraham's brother. He lived at Haran in Mesopotamia. His sister Rebekah was Isaac's wife (Gen. 24). Jacob, one of the sons of this marriage, fled to the house of Laban, whose daughters Leah and Rachel (ch. 29) he eventually married. (See JACOB.) (2.) A city in the Arabian desert in the route of the Israelites (Deut. 1:1), probably identical with Libnah (Num. 33:20).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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