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Genesis 33:18-20 English Standard Version (ESV)

18 And Jacob came safely[a] to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, on his way from Paddan-aram, and he camped before the city. 19 And from the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, he bought for a hundred pieces of money[b] the piece of land on which he had pitched his tent. 20 There he erected an altar and called it El-Elohe-Israel.[c]

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 33:18 Or peacefully
  2. Genesis 33:19 Hebrew a hundred qesitah; a unit of money of unknown value
  3. Genesis 33:20 El-Elohe-Israel means God, the God of Israel
English Standard Version (ESV)

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Genesis 33:18-20 New International Version (NIV)

18 After Jacob came from Paddan Aram,[a] he arrived safely at the city of Shechem in Canaan and camped within sight of the city. 19 For a hundred pieces of silver,[b] he bought from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem, the plot of ground where he pitched his tent. 20 There he set up an altar and called it El Elohe Israel.[c]

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 33:18 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
  2. Genesis 33:19 Hebrew hundred kesitahs; a kesitah was a unit of money of unknown weight and value.
  3. Genesis 33:20 El Elohe Israel can mean El is the God of Israel or mighty is the God of Israel.
New International Version (NIV)

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