Genesis 34:10
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.”

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.

New King James Version
So you shall dwell with us, and the land shall be before you. Dwell and trade in it, and acquire possessions for yourselves in it.”

New American Standard Bible
So you will live with us, and the land shall be open to you; live and trade in it and acquire property in it.”

NASB 1995
"Thus you shall live with us, and the land shall be open before you; live and trade in it and acquire property in it."

NASB 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.”

Amplified Bible
In this way you shall live with us; the country will be open to you; live and do business in it and acquire property and possessions in it.”

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

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

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.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And dwell with us and behold, the land is before you; dwell and trade and inherit in it.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And dwell in the midst of us; and, behold, the land is spacious before you, dwell in it, and trade, and get possessions 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.

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

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

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."

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

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.'

Literal Standard Version
and you dwell with us, and the land is before you; dwell and trade [in] it, and have possessions 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 may settle among us, and the land will be open to you. Live and trade in it, and aquire property in it."

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.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
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
Now 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 land, and trade therein; for the land, behold, it is large enough for them; let us take their daughters to us for wives, and let us give them our daughters…

Genesis 13:9
Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.

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









(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.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You may settle
תֵּשֵׁ֑בוּ (tê·šê·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

among us,
וְאִתָּ֖נוּ (wə·’it·tā·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

and the land
וְהָאָ֙רֶץ֙ (wə·hā·’ā·reṣ)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

{will} be
תִּהְיֶ֣ה (tih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

open to you.
לִפְנֵיכֶ֔ם (lip̄·nê·ḵem)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 6440: The face

Live here,
שְׁבוּ֙ (šə·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

move about freely,
וּסְחָר֔וּהָ (ū·sə·ḥā·rū·hā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5503: To go around or about, travel about

and acquire your own property.”
וְהֵֽאָחֲז֖וּ (wə·hê·’ā·ḥă·zū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 270: To grasp, take hold, take possession


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