Genesis 34:2-12 NIV

2 When Shechem1 son of Hamor2 the Hivite,3 the ruler of that area, saw her, he took her and violated her.4

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3 His heart was drawn to Dinah5 daughter of Jacob,6 and he loved7 the girl and spoke tenderly8 to her.

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      4 And Shechem said to his father Hamor, "Get me this girl as my wife."9

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      5 When Jacob heard that his daughter Dinah had been defiled,10 his sons were in the fields with his livestock; so he kept quiet about it until they came home.

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          6 Then Shechem's father Hamor went out to talk with Jacob.11

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          7 Now Jacob's sons had come in from the fields as soon as they heard what had happened. They were filled with grief12 and fury,13 because Shechem had done a disgraceful thing ina Israel14 by lying with Jacob's daughter--a thing that should not be done.15

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          8 But Hamor said to them, "My son Shechem has his heart set on your daughter. Please give her to him as his wife.16

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          9 Intermarry with us; give us your daughters and take our daughters for yourselves.17

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          10 You can settle among us;18 the land is open to you.19 Live in it, tradeb in it,20 and acquire property in it.21"

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            • b 34:10 - Or "move about freely"; also in verse 21
              11 Then Shechem said to Dinah's father and brothers, "Let me find favor in your eyes,22 and I will give you whatever you ask.

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              12 Make the price for the bride23 and the gift I am to bring as great as you like, and I'll pay whatever you ask me. Only give me the girl as my wife."

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