Dinah, Leah's daughter whom she bore to Jacob, went out to see some of the young women of the area.
When Shechem son of Hamor the Hivite, a prince of the region, saw her, he took her and raped her.
He became infatuated with Dinah, daughter of Jacob. He loved the young girl and spoke tenderly to her.a4
"Get me this girl as a wife," he told his father Hamor.
Jacob heard that Shechem had defiled his daughter Dinah, but since his sons were with his cattle in the field, he remained silent until they returned.
Meanwhile, Shechem's father Hamor came to speak with Jacob.