Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard. And the men were furious, and they were very angry, because he had done folly in Israel, in lying with the daughter of Jacob. And it ought not to be done so.

New American Standard Bible

Now the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very angry because he had done a disgraceful thing in Israel by lying with Jacob’s daughter, for such a thing ought not to be done.

King James Version

And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done.

Holman Bible

Jacob’s sons returned from the field when they heard about the incident and were deeply grieved and angry. For Shechem had committed an outrage against Israel by raping Jacob’s daughter, and such a thing should not be done.

International Standard Version

Just then Jacob's sons arrived from the field. When they heard what had happened, they were distraught with grief and livid with anger toward Shechem, because he had committed a disgraceful deed in Israel by forcing Jacob's daughter to have sex, an act that never should have happened.

A Conservative Version

And the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it. And the men were grieved, and they were very angry, because he had wrought folly in Israel in laying with Jacob's daughter, which thing ought not to be done.

American Standard Version

And the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done.

Amplified

Now when Jacob’s sons heard of it they came in from the field; they were deeply grieved, and they were very angry, for Shechem had done a disgraceful thing to Israel by lying with Jacob’s daughter, for such a thing is not to be done.

Bible in Basic English

Now the sons of Jacob came in from the fields when they had news of it, and they were wounded and very angry because of the shame he had done in Israel by having connection with Jacob's daughter; and they said, Such a thing is not to be done.

Darby Translation

And the sons of Jacob came from the fields when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very angry, because he had wrought what was disgraceful in Israel, in lying with Jacob's daughter, which thing ought not to be done.

Julia Smith Translation

And the sons of Jacob came from the field when they having heard: and the men will be grieved, and it will be kindled to them exceedingly because he did folly in Israel, to lie with Jacob's daughter; and thus it shall not be done.

King James 2000

And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very angry, because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard [it]. And the men were distressed and very angry because he had done a disgraceful thing in Israel by having sexual relations with the daughter of Jacob--{something that} should not be done.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the sons of Jacob came out of the field as soon as they heard it, for it grieved them, and they were not a little wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel, in that he had lain with Jacob's daughter, which thing ought not to be done.

NET Bible

Now Jacob's sons had come in from the field when they heard the news. They were offended and very angry because Shechem had disgraced Israel by sexually assaulting Jacob's daughter, a crime that should not be committed.

New Heart English Bible

The sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it. The men were grieved, and they were very angry, because he had done folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; a which thing ought not to be done.

The Emphasized Bible

Now the sons of Jacob came in from the field as soon as they heard, and the men were grieved, and it was vexing to them exceedingly, - for, a disgraceful deed, had he done with Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter, seeing that so, it should not be done.

Webster

And the sons of Jacob came from the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel, in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done.

World English Bible

The sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it. The men were grieved, and they were very angry, because he had done folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; a which thing ought not to be done.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard, and the men grieve themselves, and it is very displeasing to them, for folly he hath done against Israel, to lie with the daughter of Jacob -- and so it is not done.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of Jacob
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349


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

out of the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

it and the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

עצב 
`atsab 
Usage: 17

חרה 
Charah 
Usage: 91

נבלה 
N@balah 
Usage: 13

in Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

in lying
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

with Jacob's
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Rape Of Dinah And The Massacre At Shechem

6 And Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to speak with him. 7 And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard. And the men were furious, and they were very angry, because he had done folly in Israel, in lying with the daughter of Jacob. And it ought not to be done so. 8 And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter. Please give her to him for a wife.


Cross References

Judges 20:6

And I took my concubine and cut her in pieces, and sent her throughout all the land of the inheritance of Israel. For they have committed evil and folly in Israel.

Deuteronomy 22:21

then they shall bring the girl out to the door of her father's house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones so that she dies, because she has done foolishness in Israel to play the harlot in her father's house. So you shall put evil away from among you.

Joshua 7:15

And it shall be, he who is taken with the cursed thing shall be burned with fire, he and all he has, because he has broken the covenant of Jehovah, and because he has done wickedness in Israel.

Genesis 20:9

Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said to him, What have you done to us? In what have I offended you, that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? You have done deeds to me that ought not to be done.

Genesis 46:7

His sons, and his sons' sons with him, his daughters, and his sons' daughters, and all his seed, he brought with him into Egypt.

Exodus 19:5-6

And now if you will obey My voice indeed, and keep My covenant, then you shall be a peculiar treasure to Me above all the nations; for all the earth is Mine.

Leviticus 4:2

Speak to the sons of Israel, saying: If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of Jehovah concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall do any one of them,

Leviticus 4:13

And if the whole company of Israel sins through ignorance, and the thing is hidden from the eyes of the assembly, and if they do that which ought not to be done to any of all the commands of Jehovah, and are guilty;

Leviticus 4:27

And if any one of the people of the land sins through ignorance, by doing that which is not to be done against one of the commands of Jehovah, and is guilty;

Deuteronomy 23:17

There shall be no harlot of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

Judges 19:22-25

They were making their hearts merry. And, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, set upon the house all around and beat at the door and spoke to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring out the man that came to your house so that we may know him.

2 Samuel 13:12-13

And she answered him, No, my brother, do not humble me. For no such thing ought to be done in Israel. Do not do this folly.

2 Samuel 13:21

And when King David heard of all these things, he was very angry.

Psalm 93:5

Your testimonies are very sure; holiness becomes Your house forever, O Jehovah.

Proverbs 7:7

and I saw among the simple ones, among the youths, a young man with no understanding,

1 Corinthians 6:18

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits fornication sins against his own body.

1 Corinthians 10:8

Nor let us commit fornication, as some of them fornicated, and twenty-three thousand fell in one day.

Ephesians 5:3

For let fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness not be once named among you, as becomes saints,

Colossians 3:5

Therefore put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness (which is idolatry),

1 Timothy 5:13

And with it all they also learn to be idle, going around the houses; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things they ought not.

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled, but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

James 3:10

Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for possession, so that you might speak of the praises of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

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