Genesis 34:10
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New International Version
You can settle among us; the land is open to you. Live in it, trade in it, and acquire property in it."

New Living Translation
And you may live among us; the land is open to you! Settle here and trade with us. And feel free to buy property in the area."

English Standard Version
You shall dwell with us, and the land shall be open to you. Dwell and trade in it, and get property in it.”

Berean Study Bible
You may settle among us, and the land will be open to you. Live here, move about freely, and acquire your own property.”

New American Standard Bible
"Thus you shall live with us, and the land shall be open before you; live and trade in it and acquire property in it."

King James Bible
And ye shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.

Christian Standard Bible
Live with us. The land is before you. Settle here, move about, and acquire property in it."

Contemporary English Version
You can share this land with us. Move freely about until you find the property you want; then buy it and settle down here.

Good News Translation
Then you may stay here in our country with us; you may live anywhere you wish, trade freely, and own property."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Live with us. The land is before you. Settle here, move about, and acquire property in it."

International Standard Version
Live with us anywhere you want. Live, trade, and grow rich in it."

NET Bible
You may live among us, and the land will be open to you. Live in it, travel freely in it, and acquire property in it."

New Heart English Bible
You shall dwell with us, and the land will be before you. Live and trade in it, and get possessions in it."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You can live with us, and the land will be yours. Live here, move about freely in this area, and acquire property here."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And ye shall dwell with us; and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.'

New American Standard 1977
“Thus you shall live with us, and the land shall be open before you; live and trade in it, and acquire property in it.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And ye shall dwell with us, and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein and take you possessions therein.

King James 2000 Bible
And you shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade in it, and get possessions in it.

American King James Version
And you shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade you therein, and get you possessions therein.

American Standard Version
And ye shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And dwell with us: the land is at your command, till, trade,and possess it.

Darby Bible Translation
And dwell with us, and the land shall be before you: dwell and trade in it, and get yourselves possessions in it.

English Revised Version
And ye shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.

Webster's Bible Translation
And ye shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.

World English Bible
You shall dwell with us, and the land will be before you. Live and trade in it, and get possessions in it."

Young's Literal Translation
and with us ye dwell, and the land is before you; dwell ye and trade in it, and have possessions in it.'
Study Bible
The Defiling of Dinah
9Intermarry with us; give us your daughters, and take our daughters for yourselves. 10You may settle among us, and the land will be open to you. Live here, move about freely, and acquire your own property.” 11Then Shechem said to Dinah’s father and brothers, “Grant me this favor, and I will give you whatever you ask.…
Cross References
Genesis 13:9
Is not the whole land before you? Now separate yourself from me. If you go to the left, I will go to the right; if you go to the right, I will go to the left."

Genesis 20:15
And Abimelech said, "Look, my land is before you. Settle wherever you please."

Genesis 34:9
Intermarry with us; give us your daughters, and take our daughters for yourselves.

Genesis 34:11
Then Shechem said to Dinah's father and brothers, "Grant me this favor, and I will give you whatever you ask.

Genesis 42:34
But bring your youngest brother back to me so I will know that you are not spies but honest men. Then I will give your brother back to you, and you can trade in the land.'"

Genesis 47:27
Thus the Israelites settled in the land of Egypt, in the region of Goshen. They acquired property there and became fruitful and increased greatly in number.

Treasury of Scripture

And you shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade you therein, and get you possessions therein.

and the land.

Genesis 34:21-23 These men are peaceable with us; therefore let them dwell in the …

Genesis 13:9 Is not the whole land before you? separate yourself, I pray you, …

Genesis 20:15 And Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before you: dwell where it pleases you.

Genesis 42:34 And bring your youngest brother to me: then shall I know that you …

Genesis 47:27 And Israel dwelled in the land of Egypt, in the country of Goshen; …







(10) Ye shall dwell with us.--Hamor proposes that Jacob's family shall abandon their nomad life, and settle among the Hivites. and trade with them, and get possessions, not merely of cattle and movable goods, but of immovable property. He wished the two clans to coalesce into one community.

And ye shall dwell with us,..... Peaceably and quietly, not as sojourners only, but as inhabitants:

and the land shall be before you; to choose what part of it they pleased to dwell in, and which they should have in their own power and possession:

dwell and trade you therein; in any sort of traffic and commerce the land would admit of, and they should best choose:

and get you possessions therein; buy houses and land, and enjoy them, they and their posterity; these are the arguments used by Hamor to gain the consent of Jacob and his family that his son might marry Dinah; and the proposals are honourable and generous. 34:1-19 Young persons, especially females, are never so safe and well off as under the care of pious parents. Their own ignorance, and the flattery and artifices of designing, wicked people, who are ever laying snares for them, expose them to great danger. They are their own enemies if they desire to go abroad, especially alone, among strangers to true religion. Those parents are very wrong who do not hinder their children from needlessly exposing themselves to danger. Indulged children, like Dinah, often become a grief and shame to their families. Her pretence was, to see the daughters of the land, to see how they dressed, and how they danced, and what was fashionable among them; she went to see, yet that was not all, she went to be seen too. She went to get acquaintance with the Canaanites, and to learn their ways. See what came of Dinah's gadding. The beginning of sin is as the letting forth of water. How great a matter does a little fire kindle! We should carefully avoid all occasions of sin and approaches to it.
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