Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And Hamor and Shechem his son came to the gate of their city, and talked with the men of their city, saying,

New American Standard Bible

So Hamor and his son Shechem came to the gate of their city and spoke to the men of their city, saying,

King James Version

And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying,

Holman Bible

So Hamor and his son Shechem went to the gate of their city and spoke to the men there.

International Standard Version

Now Shechem was the most important person in his father's household. So Hamor and his son Shechem entered the gate of their city and addressed the men of their city.

A Conservative Version

And Hamor and Shechem his son came to the gate of their city, and conversed with the men of their city, saying,

American Standard Version

And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying,

Amplified

Then Hamor and Shechem his son came to the gate of their [walled] city [where the leading men would meet] and spoke with the men of the city, saying,

Bible in Basic English

Then Hamor and Shechem, his son, went to the meeting-place of their town, and said to the men of the town,

Darby Translation

And Hamor and Shechem his son came to the gate of their city, and spoke to the men of their city, saying,

Julia Smith Translation

And Hamor will come, and Shechem his son, to the gate of their city, and they will speak to the men of the city, saying,

King James 2000

And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their city, and spoke with the men of their city, saying,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Hamor and his son Shechem came to the gate of their city, and they spoke to the men of their city, saying,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Hamor and Shechem went unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying,

NET Bible

So Hamor and his son Shechem went to the gate of their city and spoke to the men of their city,

New Heart English Bible

Hamor and Shechem, his son, came to the gate of their city, and talked with the men of their city, saying,

The Emphasized Bible

So Hamor entered with Shechem his son into the gate of their city, - and they spake unto the men of their city, saying:

Webster

And Hamor and Shechem his son came to the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying,

World English Bible

Hamor and Shechem, his son, came to the gate of their city, and talked with the men of their city, saying,

Youngs Literal Translation

And Hamor cometh -- Shechem his son also -- unto the gate of their city, and they speak unto the men of their city, saying,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חמור 
Chamowr 
Usage: 13

and Shechem
שׁכם 
Sh@kem 
Usage: 49


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

unto the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

of their city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094
Usage: 1094

and communed
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

with the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Rape Of Dinah And The Massacre At Shechem

19 And the young man did not hesitate to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter. And he was more honorable than all the house of his father. 20 And Hamor and Shechem his son came to the gate of their city, and talked with the men of their city, saying, 21 These men are at peace with us. Therefore let them live in the land, and trade in it. For behold, the land is large enough for them. Let us take their daughters to us for wives, and let us give them our daughters.


Cross References

Ruth 4:1

And Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there. And behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by. And he said, Such a one! Turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside and sat down.

Genesis 22:17

that in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your seed like the stars of the heavens, and as the sand which is upon the seashore. And your Seed shall possess the gate of His enemies.

Genesis 23:10

And Ephron lived among the sons of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the ears of the sons of Heth, of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,

Deuteronomy 17:5

then you shall bring forth that man or that woman who has committed that evil thing, to your gates, even that man or that woman, and shall stone them with stones until they die.

2 Samuel 15:2

And Absalom rose up early and stood beside the way of the gate. And it was so, if any man had a suit to come before the king for judgment, then Absalom called to him and said, What city are you from? And he said, Your servant is of one of the tribes of Israel.

Job 29:7

when I went out to the gate by the city; when I prepared my seat in the street!

Proverbs 31:23

Her husband is known in the gates, when he sits among the elders of the land.

Amos 5:10

They hate him who rebukes in the gate, and they despise him who speaks uprightly.

Amos 5:12

For I know your many transgressions and your many sins. They afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate.

Amos 5:15

Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate. It may be that the Lord Jehovah of Hosts will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

Zechariah 8:16

These are the things that you shall do. Each man speak the truth to his neighbor. Judge with truth and justice for peace in your gates.

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