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Genesis 34:20-31

NIV 20 So Hamor and his son Shechem went to the gate of their city to speak to their fellow townsmen. NIV 20 So Hamor and his son Shechem went to the gate of their city to speak to their fellow townsmen. NIV 21 "These men are friendly toward us," they said. "Let them live in our land and trade in it; the land has plenty of room for them. We can marry their daughters and they can marry ours. NIV 21 "These men are friendly toward us," they said. "Let them live in our land and trade in it; the land has plenty of room for them. We can marry their daughters and they can marry ours. NIV 22 But the men will consent to live with us as one people only on the condition that our males be circumcised, as they themselves are. NIV 22 But the men will consent to live with us as one people only on the condition that our males be circumcised, as they themselves are. NIV 23 Won't their livestock, their property and all their other animals become ours? So let us give our consent to them, and they will settle among us." NIV 23 Won't their livestock, their property and all their other animals become ours? So let us give our consent to them, and they will settle among us." NIV 24 All the men who went out of the city gate agreed with Hamor and his son Shechem, and every male in the city was circumcised. NIV 24 All the men who went out of the city gate agreed with Hamor and his son Shechem, and every male in the city was circumcised. NIV 25 Three days later, while all of them were still in pain, two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, took their swords and attacked the unsuspecting city, killing every male. NIV 25 Three days later, while all of them were still in pain, two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, took their swords and attacked the unsuspecting city, killing every male. NIV 26 They put Hamor and his son Shechem to the sword and took Dinah from Shechem's house and left. NIV 26 They put Hamor and his son Shechem to the sword and took Dinah from Shechem's house and left. NIV 27 The sons of Jacob came upon the dead bodies and looted the city where their sister had been defiled. NIV 27 The sons of Jacob came upon the dead bodies and looted the city where their sister had been defiled. NIV 28 They seized their flocks and herds and donkeys and everything else of theirs in the city and out in the fields. NIV 28 They seized their flocks and herds and donkeys and everything else of theirs in the city and out in the fields. NIV 29 They carried off all their wealth and all their women and children, taking as plunder everything in the houses. NIV 29 They carried off all their wealth and all their women and children, taking as plunder everything in the houses. NIV 30 Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have brought trouble on me by making me a stench to the Canaanites and Perizzites, the people living in this land. We are few in number, and if they join forces against me and attack me, I and my household will be destroyed." NIV 30 Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have brought trouble on me by making me a stench to the Canaanites and Perizzites, the people living in this land. We are few in number, and if they join forces against me and attack me, I and my household will be destroyed." NIV 31 But they replied, "Should he have treated our sister like a prostitute?" NIV 31 But they replied, "Should he have treated our sister like a prostitute?"