Genesis 33:19

19 For a hundred pieces of silver,[a] he bought from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem, the plot of ground where he pitched his tent.

Genesis 33:19 in Other Translations

KJV
19 And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for an hundred pieces of money.
ESV
19 And from the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, he bought for a hundred pieces of money the piece of land on which he had pitched his tent.
NLT
19 Jacob bought the plot of land where he camped from the family of Hamor, the father of Shechem, for 100 pieces of silver.
MSG
19 He bought the land where he pitched his tent from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem. He paid a hundred silver coins for it.
CSB
19 He purchased a section of the field from the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for 100 qesitahs, where he had pitched his tent.

Genesis 33:19 In-Context

17 Jacob, however, went to Sukkoth, where he built a place for himself and made shelters for his livestock. That is why the place is called Sukkoth.
18 After Jacob came from Paddan Aram, he arrived safely at the city of Shechem in Canaan and camped within sight of the city.
19 For a hundred pieces of silver, he bought from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem, the plot of ground where he pitched his tent.
20 There he set up an altar and called it El Elohe Israel.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Genesis 34:2; Judges 9:28; Acts 7:16
  • 2. Genesis 34:2; Joshua 24:32
  • 3. Ge 34:10,16,21; Genesis 47:27; John 4:5
  • 4. S Genesis 12:8

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Hebrew "hundred kesitahs" ; a kesitah was a unit of money of unknown weight and value.
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