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And what did he mean when he told Rachel and Le'ah that he had worked for Lavan with all his energy?

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Ramban: What he meant was that during the initial fourteen years, as a result of his hard work, he had amassed a vast amount of sheep on Lavan's behalf - albeit from the weaker animals, and that Lavan's sons' accusations were based purely on jealousy, but were otherwise unfounded.

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Rambam: A laborer is obkigated to work with all his energy - like Yakov said he did. That is why he receuved rewardd also in this world - as the Pasuk writes (in 30:43) "Vayifrotz h'Ish Me'od Me'od".

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