Advertisement

Advertisement

Laban

[ ley-buhn ]

noun

  1. the father of Leah and Rachel and the father-in-law of Jacob. Genesis 24:29; 29:16–30.


Laban

/ ˈleɪbən /

noun

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


Discover More

Example Sentences

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.

"Laban—Lorenzo—Marcellus," he began again in a loud, clear, compelling voice.

At a reasonable hour they both came to the house where Laban had lodged the night before.

The patriarch bought his beloved by fourteen years' hard service to her father Laban, and they seemed to him but as a few days.

It was strange how the craft of Laban had come down to Tim Sullivan across that mighty flight of time.

Laban and Abimelech had such dreams, but no one would credit these heathens with the prophetic power.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

axolotl

[ak-suh-lot-l ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


La BaieLaban dance notation system