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Passage Lookup: Genesis 34:13-25

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Genesis 34:13
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But Jacob's sons answered Shechem and his father Hamor with deceit, because he had defiled Dinah their sister.
Genesis 34:14
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They said to them, "We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to (h)one who is uncircumcised, for that would be a disgrace to us.
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Genesis 34:15
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Only on this condition will we consent to you: if you will become like us, in that every male of you be circumcised,
Genesis 34:16
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then we will give our daughters to you, and we will take your daughters for ourselves, and we will [k]live with you and become one people.
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Genesis 34:17
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But if you will not listen to us to be circumcised, then we will take our daughter and go."
Genesis 34:18
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Now their words seemed [l]reasonable to Hamor and Shechem, Hamor's son.
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Genesis 34:19
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The young man did not delay to do the thing, because he was delighted with Jacob's daughter. Now he was more respected than all the household of his father.
Genesis 34:20
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So Hamor and his son Shechem came to the (i)gate of their city and spoke to the men of their city, saying,
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Genesis 34:21
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"These men are [m]friendly with us; therefore let them [n]live in the land and trade in it, for behold, the land is [o]large enough for them. Let us take their daughters [p]in marriage, and give our daughters to them.
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Genesis 34:22
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Only on this condition will the men consent to us to [q]live with us, to become one people: that every male among us be circumcised as they are circumcised.
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Genesis 34:23
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Will not their livestock and their property and all their animals be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will [r]live with us."
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Genesis 34:24
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(j)All who went out of the gate of his city listened to Hamor and to his son Shechem, and every male was circumcised, all who went out of the gate of his city.
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Genesis 34:25
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Now it came about on the third day, when they were in pain, that two of Jacob's sons, (k)Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, each took his sword and came upon the city unawares, and killed every male.
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