Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And for a hundred bits of money he got from the children of Hamor, the builder of Shechem, the field in which he had put up his tents.

New American Standard Bible

He bought the piece of land where he had pitched his tent from the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for one hundred pieces of money.

King James Version

And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for an hundred pieces of money.

Holman Bible

He purchased a section of the field where he had pitched his tent from the sons of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for 100 qesitahs.

International Standard Version

Then he bought a parcel of land for 100 pieces of silver from the descendants of Hamor, Shechem's father. He pitched his tent there,

A Conservative Version

And he bought the parcel of ground, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred lambs.

American Standard Version

And he bought the parcel of ground, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred pieces of money.

Amplified

Then he bought the piece of land on which he had pitched his tents from the sons of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for a hundred pieces of money.

Darby Translation

And he bought the portion of the field where he had spread his tent, of the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred kesitahs.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will buy a part of the field where he spread there his tent, from the hand of the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem, for a hundred lambs.

King James 2000

And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred pieces of money.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he bought a piece of land where he pitched his tent for one hundred pieces of money from the hand of the sons of Hamor, father of Shechem.

Modern King James verseion

And he bought a piece of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred pieces of silver.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and bought a parcel of ground - where he pitched his tent - of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred lambs.

NET Bible

Then he purchased the portion of the field where he had pitched his tent; he bought it from the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred pieces of money.

New Heart English Bible

He bought the parcel of ground where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for one hundred pieces of money.

The Emphasized Bible

And he bought the portion of the field where he had spread out his tent, at the hand of the sons of Hamor, father of Shechem, - for a hundred kesitahs.

Webster

And he bought a part of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred pieces of money.

World English Bible

He bought the parcel of ground where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for one hundred pieces of money.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he buyeth the portion of the field where he hath stretched out his tent, from the hand of the sons of Hamor, father of Shechem, for a hundred kesitah;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he bought
קנה 
Qanah 
Usage: 84

of a field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

at the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of Hamor
חמור 
Chamowr 
Usage: 13

שׁכם 
Sh@kem 
Usage: 49

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

Context Readings

Jacob Meets Esau And Settles At Shechem

18 So Jacob came safely from Paddan-aram to the town of Shechem in the land of Canaan, and put up his tents near the town. 19 And for a hundred bits of money he got from the children of Hamor, the builder of Shechem, the field in which he had put up his tents. 20 And there he put up an altar, naming it El, the God of Israel.


Cross References

Joshua 24:32

And the bones of Joseph, which the children of Israel had taken up from Egypt, they put in the earth in Shechem, in the property which Jacob had got from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem, for a hundred shekels: and they became the heritage of the children of Joseph.

John 4:5

So he came to a town of Samaria which was named Sychar, near to the bit of land which Jacob gave to his son Joseph:

Acts 7:16

And they were taken over to Shechem, and put to rest in the place which Abraham got for a price in silver from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.

Genesis 23:17-20

So Ephron's field at Machpelah near Mamre, with the hollow in the rock and all the trees in the field and round it,

Genesis 34:2-31

And when Shechem, the son of Hamor the Hivite who was the chief of that land, saw her, he took her by force and had connection with her.

Genesis 49:30-32

In the rock in the field of Machpelah, near Mamre in the land of Canaan, which Abraham got from Ephron the Hittite, to be his resting-place.

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