Jacob leaves takes his two wives, their children, and his flocks and flees Laban’s service to return to the land of his father. Laban pursues him. They make a treaty.
Jacob and his wives bear many sons. Jacob tricks Laban into becoming a wealthy man. Joseph is born.
Jacob travels to Harran and enters service to his uncle Laban for the hand of Rachel in marriage. Laban tricks him into marrying Leah before Rachel. Leah has four sons and then commits herself to God over seeking the love of Jacob.