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Genesis 34:8

    Genesis 34:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you, give her unto him to wife.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But Hamor said to them, Shechem, my son, is full of desire for your daughter: will you then give her to him for a wife?

    Webster's Revision

    And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you, give her unto him to wife.

    World English Bible

    Hamor talked with them, saying, "The soul of my son, Shechem, longs for your daughter. Please give her to him as a wife.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her unto him to wife.

    Wesley's Notes on Genesis 34:8

    34:8 Hamor communed - That is, talked. He came to treat with Jacob himself, but he turns them over to his sons. And here we have a particular account of the treaty, in which it is a shame to say the Canaanites were more honest than the Israelites.