Jacob p fled to the country of Syria;
q Israel served for a spouse,
And for a wife he tended sheep.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
So Isaac sent Jacob away, and he went to Padan Aram, to Laban the son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.
And you shall answer and say before the LORD your God: 'My father was a Syrian, about to perish, and he went down to Egypt and dwelt there, few in number; and there he became a nation, great, mighty, and populous.
So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed only a few days to him because of the love he had for her.
Then Jacob did so and fulfilled her week. So he gave him his daughter Rachel as wife also.