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Genesis 34:27

    Genesis 34:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city, because they had defiled their sister.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The sons of Jacob came on the slain, and spoiled the city, because they had defiled their sister.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and plundered the city, because they had defiled their sister.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the sons of Jacob came on them when they were wounded and made waste the town because of what had been done to their sister;

    Webster's Revision

    The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and plundered the city, because they had defiled their sister.

    World English Bible

    Jacob's sons came on the dead, and plundered the city, because they had defiled their sister.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city, because they had defiled their sister.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 34:27

    The sons of Jacob - The rest of Jacob's sons, the remaining brothers of Simeon and Levi, spoiled the city. Though the others could slay the defenceless males, it was not likely that they could have carried away all the booty, with the women, children, and cattle; it is therefore most natural to suppose that the rest of the sons of Jacob assisted at last in the business.