Laban

[ley-buh n]
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noun

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.

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    September 17, 2013

  • Akkari and Laban had long been disaffected with life in Denmark, a country they saw as louche and irreligious.

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Laban

noun

Old Testament the father-in-law of Jacob, father of Leah and Rachel (Genesis 29:16)
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