- the father of Leah and Rachel and the father-in-law of Jacob. Gen. 24:29; 29:16–30.
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In 2008, after a rift with Laban, he disappeared to the empty expanse of Greenland.
Akkari and Laban had long been disaffected with life in Denmark, a country they saw as louche and irreligious.
When old Laban lived here it's a safe bet he never used any other.
Now I don't believe in such things, of course, but old Laban he did die there.
Laban was tremendously surprised—at least he pretended to be.
"I can't get any supper to-night, Laban," she declared firmly.
Laban was to receive ten dollars a week, from which sum he was to provide his own meals.
- Old Testament the father-in-law of Jacob, father of Leah and Rachel (Genesis 29:16)
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