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Laban in the Bible, the father of Leah and Rachel and uncle of Jacob, who tricked his nephew into marrying the elder sister Leah, and having to serve another seven years for Rachel.

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Laban

Laban (lā´băn), in the Bible, father of Leah and Rachel and uncle of Jacob. The Nuzi tablets contain the stories of Laban and Jacob.

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