15"Only on this condition will we consent to you: if you will becomelike us, in that everymale of you be circumcised,
then we will give our daughters to you, and we will take your daughters for ourselves, and we will alive with you and becomeonepeople.
"But if you will not listen to us to be circumcised, then we will take our daughter and go."
Now their wordsseemedbreasonable to Hamor and Shechem, Hamor'sson.
The youngman did not delay to do the thing, because he was delighted with Jacob'sdaughter. Now he was morerespectedthanall the household of his father.
So Hamor and his sonShechemcame to the 1gate of their city and spoke to the men of their city, saying,
21"Thesemen are cfriendly with us; therefore let them dlive in the land and trade in it, for behold, the land is elargeenough for them. Let us take their daughtersfin marriage, and give our daughters to them.
22"Only on this condition will the menconsent to us to glive with us, to becomeonepeople : that everymale among us be circumcised as they are circumcised.
"Will not their livestock and their property and all their animals be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will hlive with us."
242All who went out of the gate of his citylistened to Hamor and to his sonShechem, and everymale was circumcised, all who went out of the gate of his city.
Now it came about on the thirdday, when they were in pain, that two of Jacob'ssons, 3Simeon and Levi, Dinah'sbrothers, eachtook his sword and came upon the cityunawares, and killedeverymale.