Gen 34:2

34:2 Hivite. See 9:25; 10:15, 17 and notes.

saw . . . seized . . . humiliated. This was forcible rape; Dinah did not consent. The Hebrew word translated “humiliated” is rendered “violated” in 2 Sam. 13:12, 14, 22, 32. The sequence “saw . . . seized” recalls 3:6 and 6:2.