They say Hz. Yaqub married the older daughter of his maternal uncle. When his wife died, he married his wife's sister. Is that in true?

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They say Hz. Yaqub married the older daughter of his maternal uncle. When his wife died, he married his wife's sister. Is that in true?
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Hz. Ya'qub first married Layya,the older daughter of his maternal uncle Laban and after that, he married his younger daughter Rahil. He had four children called Rabil, Yehuza, Shem'un and Lawi from Layya. He had two children called Yusuf and Bunyamin from Rahil.

Hz. Ya'qub had six more sons from his other two wives. He totally had twelve sons. (Ibn Qutayba, Kilabu'l-Maarif, Beirut 1970,19; Ibn Khaldun, Tarikh, Beirut, 1971, I, 39)

There is no drawback to such a marriage religiously. It is permissible for a person to marry his maternal uncle's daughter.

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