And dwell with us, and the land shall be before you: dwell and trade in it, and get yourselves possessions in it.
And Shechem said to her father and to her brethren, Let me find favour in your eyes; and what ye shall say to me I will give.
Impose on me very much as dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say to me; but give me the maiden as wife.
And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, and spoke -- because he had defiled Dinah their sister --
and said to them, We cannot do this, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that [were] a reproach to us.
But only in this will we consent to you, if ye will be as we, that every male of you be circumcised;
then will we give our daughters to you, and take your daughters to us, and we will dwell with you, and be one people.
But if ye do not hearken to us, to be circumcised, then will we take our daughter and go away.
And their words were good in the eyes of Hamor and Shechem, Hamor's son.
And the youth did not delay to do this, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter. And he was honourable above all in the house of his father.
And Hamor and Shechem his son came to the gate of their city, and spoke to the men of their city, saying,