18 After Jacob came from Paddan Aram,a he arrived safely at the city of Shechem in Canaan and camped within sight of the city.

References for Genesis 33:18

    • ø 33:18 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
      19 For a hundred pieces of silver,b he bought from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem, the plot of ground where he pitched his tent.

      References for Genesis 33:19

        • ù 33:19 - Hebrew "hundred kesitahs" ; a kesitah was a unit of money of unknown weight and value.
          20 There he set up an altar and called it El Elohe Israel.c

          References for Genesis 33:20

            • ú 33:20 - "El Elohe Israel" can mean "El is the God of Israel" or "mighty is the God of Israel."