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Genesis 34:1 (show verse)

And Dinah the daughter of Leah, whom she bore to Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land.

Genesis 34:2 (show verse)

And when Shechem, the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her and lay with her, and humbled her.

Genesis 34:3 (show verse)

And his soul clung to Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the girl and spoke to the heart of the girl.

Genesis 34:4 (show verse)

And Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, Get me this girl for a wife.

Genesis 34:5 (show verse)

And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter. And his sons were with his cattle in the field. And Jacob kept silent until they had come.

Genesis 34:6 (show verse)

And Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to speak with him.

Genesis 34:7 (show verse)

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.

Genesis 34:8 (show verse)

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

Genesis 34:9 (show verse)

And you make marriages with us, giving your daughters to us, and taking our daughters to you.

Genesis 34:10 (show verse)

And you shall live with us. And the land shall be before you. Live and trade in it, and get possessions in it.

Genesis 34:11 (show verse)

And Shechem said to her father and to her brothers, Let me find grace in your eyes, and whatever you shall say to me I will give.
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Genesis 34:12 (show verse)

Heap upon me ever so much price and dowry, and I will give according as you shall say to me. But give me the girl for a wife.

Genesis 34:13 (show verse)

And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father, speaking with deceit because he had defiled Dinah their sister.

Genesis 34:14 (show verse)

And they said to them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised. For it is a reproach to us.

Genesis 34:15 (show verse)

But in this we will agree with you, if you will be as we are, that every male of you be circumcised,

Genesis 34:16 (show verse)

then we will give our daughters to you, and we will take your daughters to us, and we will live with you, and we will become one people.

Genesis 34:17 (show verse)

But if you will not listen to us, to be circumcised, then we will take our daughter, and we will go.

Genesis 34:18 (show verse)

And their words pleased Hamor and Shechem, Hamor's son.

Genesis 34:19 (show verse)

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.

Genesis 34:20 (show verse)

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

Genesis 34:21 (show verse)

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.

Genesis 34:22 (show verse)

Only on this condition will the men agree to us, to live with us, to be one people, if every male among us is circumcised as they are circumcised.

Genesis 34:23 (show verse)

Shall not their cattle and their substance and every animal of theirs be ours? Only let us agree with them, and they will live with us.

Genesis 34:24 (show verse)

And all that went out of the gate of his city listened to Hamor and to Shechem his son. And every male was circumcised, all that went out of the gate of his city.

Genesis 34:25 (show verse)

And it happened on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, took each his sword and came upon the city boldly, and killed all the males.

Genesis 34:26 (show verse)

And they killed Hamor and Shechem his son with the edge of the sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem's house, and went out.

Genesis 34:27 (show verse)

The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and plundered the city, because they had defiled their sister.

Genesis 34:28 (show verse)

They took their sheep and their oxen, and their asses, and that which was in the city and that which was in the field.

Genesis 34:29 (show verse)

And all their wealth, and all their little ones, and their wives, they took captive, and plundered even all that was in the house.

Genesis 34:30 (show verse)

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, You have troubled me, to make me stink among those who live in the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites. And I, being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and kill me. And I shall be destroyed, my house and I.

Genesis 34:31 (show verse)

And they said, Should he deal with our sister as with a harlot?