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Genesis 34:2

    Genesis 34:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when Shechem, the son of Hamor the Hivite who was the chief of that land, saw her, he took her by force and had connection with her.

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

    Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her. He took her, lay with her, and humbled her.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 34:2

    Prince of the country - i.e., Hamor was prince; Shechem was the son of the prince or chief. Our version appears to represent Shechem as prince, but his father was the chief of the country. See Genesis 34:6, Genesis 34:8, etc.