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Genesis 34:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Shechem spake unto his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Shechem spake unto his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, “Get me this young girl for a wife.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel for a wife.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, Take me this girl as wife.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then spake Shechem unto Hamor his father, saying,—Take me this girl, to wife!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Shechem speaketh unto Hamor his father, saying, 'Take for me this damsel for a wife.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And going to Hemor his father, he said: Get me this damsel to wife.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Shechem spake vnto his father Hamor, saying, Get mee this damsell to wife.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Shechem{gr.Sychem} spoke to Hamor{gr.Emmor} his father, saying, Take for me this damsel to wife.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Shekhem spake unto his father Chamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And em שְׁכֶם y7927
[7927] Standard
שְׁכֶם
Sh@kem
{shek-em'}
The same as H7926; ridge; Shekem, a place in Palestine.
x7928
(7928) Complement
שֶׁכֶם
Shekem
{sheh'-kem}
From H7926; Shekem, the name of a Hivite and two Israelites.
spake 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
his father 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
mr חֲמוֹר, 2544
{2544} Prime
חֲמוֹר
Chamowr
{kham-ore'}
The same as H2543; ass; Chamor, a Canaanite.
saying, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
Get 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
me x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
this x2063
(2063) Complement
זֹאת
zo'th
{zothe'}
Irregular feminine of H2089; this (often used adverbially).
damsel 3207
{3207} Prime
יַלְדָּה
yaldah
{yal-daw'}
Feminine of H3206; a lass.
to wife. 802
{0802} Prime
אִשָּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 34:1-4.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 34:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 34:4

And Shechem spake unto his father Hamor, saying, (b) Get me this damsel to wife.

(b) This proves that the consent of parents is required in marriage, seeing that even the infidels observed it as a necessary thing.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Genesis 21:21 And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
Judges 14:2 And he came up, and told his father and his mother, and said, I have seen a woman in Timnath of the daughters of the Philistines: now therefore get her for me to wife.
2 Samuel 13:13 And I, whither shall I cause my shame to go? and as for thee, thou shalt be as one of the fools in Israel. Now therefore, I pray thee, speak unto the king; for he will not withhold me from thee.
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