Genesis 34 :8

Genesis 34 :8 Translations

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.

King James Version (KJV)

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 to him for a 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.

Definitions for Genesis 34 :8

Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 34 :8

Barnes' Commentary on Genesis 34 :8

Wesley's Commentary 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.
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