Genesis 34:9
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English Standard Version
Make marriages with us. Give your daughters to us, and take our daughters for yourselves.

King James Bible
And make ye marriages with us, and give your daughters unto us, and take our daughters unto you.

American Standard Version
And make ye marriages with us; give your daughters unto us, and take our daughters unto you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let us contract marriages one with another: give us your daughters and take you our daughters,

English Revised Version
And make ye marriages with us; give your daughters unto us, and take our daughters unto you.

Webster's Bible Translation
And make ye marriages with us: give your daughters to us, and take our daughters to you.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Shechem "loved the girl, and spoke to her heart;" i.e., he sought to comfort her by the promise of a happy marriage, and asked his father to obtain her for him as a wife.

Genesis 34:9 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 6:2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.

Genesis 19:14 And Lot went out, and spoke to his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place...

Genesis 24:3 And I will make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth...

Genesis 26:34,35 And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite...

Genesis 27:46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth...

Deuteronomy 7:3 Neither shall you make marriages with them; your daughter you shall not give to his son, nor his daughter shall you take to your son.

Cross References
Genesis 34:8
But Hamor spoke with them, saying, "The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter. Please give her to him to be his wife.

Genesis 34:10
You shall dwell with us, and the land shall be open to you. Dwell and trade in it, and get property in it."

Deuteronomy 7:3
You shall not intermarry with them, giving your daughters to their sons or taking their daughters for your sons,

Ezra 9:14
shall we break your commandments again and intermarry with the peoples who practice these abominations? Would you not be angry with us until you consumed us, so that there should be no remnant, nor any to escape?

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