Jacob Agrees to Work for Laban Seven Years

5th century, with medieval and modern restorations
Mosaic
Nave, Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

Laban promises to let Jacob marry Rachel if Jacob works for him for seven years. See Genesis 29:18-21. This is part of the extensive series of Old Testament scenes portrayed in mosaics along the two walls of the nave. To view the others follow this link.

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Photographed at the basilica by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.