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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Laban 
  white.  (1.)  The  son  of  Bethuel,  who  was  the  son  of  Nahor, 
  Abraham's  brother.  He  lived  at  Haran  in  Mesopotamia.  His  sister 
  Rebekah  was  Isaac's  wife  (Gen.  24).  Jacob,  one  of  the  sons  of 
  this  marriage,  fled  to  the  house  of  Laban,  whose  daughters  Leah 
  and  Rachel  (ch.  29)  he  eventually  married.  (See  {JACOB}.) 
 
  (2.)  A  city  in  the  Arabian  desert  in  the  route  of  the 
  Israelites  (Deut.  1:1),  probably  identical  with  Libnah  (Num. 
  33:20). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Laban,  white;  shining;  gentle;  brittle 
 




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