Meanwhile, Jacob’s sons had come in from the fields as soon as they heard what had happened. They were shocked(A) and furious,(B) because Shechem had done an outrageous thing in[a] Israel(C) by sleeping with Jacob’s daughter—a thing that should not be done.(D)

But Hamor said to them, “My son Shechem has his heart set on your daughter. Please give her to him as his wife.(E) Intermarry with us; give us your daughters and take our daughters for yourselves.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 34:7 Or against