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Laban

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The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
George Eliot
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English

Etymology

From Hebrew לָבָן.

Proper noun

Singular
Laban

Plural
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Laban

  1. (Biblical) The brother of Rebekah and uncle to Jacob and Esau.
  2. A masculine given name.

Quotations

  • 1611King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 25:20
    And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, the sister to Laban the Syrian.

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