Genesis 34:5-15 NIV

5 When Jacob heard that his daughter Dinah had been defiled,1 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.2

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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 grief3 and fury,4 because Shechem had done a disgraceful thing ina Israel5 by lying with Jacob's daughter--a thing that should not be done.6

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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.7

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      9 Intermarry with us; give us your daughters and take our daughters for yourselves.8

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      10 You can settle among us;9 the land is open to you.10 Live in it, tradeb in it,11 and acquire property in it.12"

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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,13 and I will give you whatever you ask.

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          12 Make the price for the bride14 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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          13 Because their sister Dinah had been defiled,15 Jacob's sons replied deceitfully16 as they spoke to Shechem and his father Hamor.

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              14 They said to them, "We can't do such a thing; we can't give our sister to a man who is not circumcised.17 That would be a disgrace to us.

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              15 We will give our consent to you on one condition18 only: that you become like us by circumcising all your males.19

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