Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Hamor spoke with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem is joined to your daughter; I pray you give her to him as wife.

New American Standard Bible

But Hamor spoke with them, saying, "The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter; please give her to him in marriage.

King James Version

And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.

Holman Bible

Hamor said to Jacob’s sons, “My son Shechem is strongly attracted to your daughter. Please give her to him as a wife.

International Standard Version

But Hamor said this: "My son is deeply attracted to your daughter. Please give her to him as his wife.

A Conservative Version

And Hamor conversed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter. I pray you, give her to him to wife.

American Standard Version

And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you, give her unto him to wife.

Amplified

And Hamor conferred with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem craves your daughter [and sister]. I beg of you give her to him to be his wife.

Bible in Basic English

But Hamor said to them, Shechem, my son, is full of desire for your daughter: will you then give her to him for a wife?

Darby Translation

And Hamor spoke to them, saying, My son Shechem's soul cleaves to your daughter: I pray you, give her to him as wife.

Julia Smith Translation

And Hamor will speak with them, saying, The soul of Shechem my son, was attached with his soul to your daughter; now give her to him for a wife.

King James 2000

And Hamor spoke with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter: I pray you give her to him for a wife.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Hamor spoke with them saying, "Shechem my son {is in love with} your daughter. Please give her to him for a wife.

Modern King James verseion

And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter. Please give her to him for a wife.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Hamor communed with them, saying, "The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: give her him to wife,

NET Bible

But Hamor made this appeal to them: "My son Shechem is in love with your daughter. Please give her to him as his wife.

New Heart English Bible

Hamor talked with them, saying, "The soul of my son, Shechem, longs for your daughter. Please give her to him as a wife.

The Emphasized Bible

So then Hamor spake with them saying - As for Shechem my son, his soul hath be-come attached to your daughter, - I pray you give her to him, to wife.

Webster

And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her to him for a wife.

World English Bible

Hamor talked with them, saying, "The soul of my son, Shechem, longs for your daughter. Please give her to him as a wife.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Hamor speaketh with them, saying, 'Shechem, my son, his soul hath cleaved to your daughter; give her, I pray you, to him for a wife,

Interlinear

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

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

with them, saying

Usage: 0

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

שׁכם 
Sh@kem 
Usage: 49

חשׁק 
Chashaq 
Usage: 11

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Rape Of Dinah And The Massacre At Shechem

7 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, a thing which ought not to be done. 8 And Hamor spoke with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem is joined to your daughter; I pray you give her to him as wife. 9 And make ye marriages with us and give your daughters unto us and take our daughters unto you.


Cross References

Genesis 34:3

And his soul was joined unto Dinah, the daughter of Jacob, and he fell in love with the damsel and spoke unto her heart.

1 Kings 11:2

of the Gentiles concerning which the LORD had said unto the sons of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in unto you, for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods. Solomon clave unto these in love.

Psalm 63:1

O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee; my soul thirsts for thee; my flesh longs for thee in a dry and thirsty land where there is no water;

Psalm 84:2

My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh sing to the living God.

Psalm 119:20

My soul is broken from desiring thy judgments at all times.

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