Genesis 29:11

And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Kissed her, according to the custom of the country, (Chap. xxiv. 26,) having told her who he was. He was not so young, that she could suspect him guilty of an unbecoming levity, being above 77 years old, chap. xxvii. 1. (Haydock) In that age of simplicity, beautiful maids might converse with shepherds, without suspicion or danger. (Menochius) Wept, through tenderness, and perhaps on account of his present inability to make her a suitable present. (Calmet)
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