Genesis 49:5
Good News Translation
"Simeon and Levi are brothers. They use their weapons to commit violence.

Contemporary English Version
Simeon and Levi, you are brothers, each a gruesome sword.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Simeon and Levi brethren: vessels of iniquity waging war.

New American Bible
“Simeon and Levi, brothers indeed, weapons of violence are their knives.

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Simeon and Levi brethren: vessels of iniquity waging war.

Simeon.

Genesis 29:33,34 And again she conceived and bore a son, and said: Because the Lord heard that I was despised, he hath given this also to me: and she called his name Simeon. . . .

Genesis 34:25-29 And behold the third day, when the pain of the wound was greatest: two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, the brothers of Dina, taking their swords, entered boldly into the city and slew all the men. . . .

Genesis 46:10,11 The sons of Simeon: Jamuel and Jamin and Ahod, and Jachin and Sohar, and Saul, the son of a woman of Chanaan. . . .

Proverbs 18:9 He that is loose and slack in his work, is the brother of him that wasteth his own works.

instruments, etc.

Genesis 34:25-29 And behold the third day, when the pain of the wound was greatest: two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, the brothers of Dina, taking their swords, entered boldly into the city and slew all the men. . . .

Context
Jacob Blesses His Sons
4Thou art poured out as water, grow thou not; because thou wentest up to thy father's bed, and didst defile his couch. 5Simeon and Levi brethren: vessels of iniquity waging war.6Let not my soul go into their counsel, nor my glory be in their assembly: because in their fury they slew a man, and in their self-will they undermined a wall.…
Cross References
Genesis 29:34
And she conceived the third time, and bore another son, and said: Now also my husband will be joined to me, because I have borne him three sons: and therefore she called his name Levi.

Genesis 34:25
And behold the third day, when the pain of the wound was greatest: two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, the brothers of Dina, taking their swords, entered boldly into the city and slew all the men.

Numbers 34:20
Of the tribe of Simeon, Samuel the son of Ammiud.

Joshua 21:8
And the children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities and their suburbs, as the Lord commanded by the hand of Moses, giving to every one by lot.

Additional Translations
Simeon and Levi are brothers; their swords are weapons of violence.Simeon and Levi are brothers; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations.

Simeon and Levi are brethren; Weapons of violence are their swords.

Symeon and Levi, brethren, accomplished the injustice of their cutting off.

Simeon and Levi are brethren: Instruments of violence their swords.

Simeon and Levi are brethren; Weapons of violence are their swords.

Simeon and Levi are brethren: instruments of cruelty are in, their habitations.

"Simeon and Levi are brothers. Their swords are weapons of violence.

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