Genesis 34:22
New International Version
But the men will agree to live with us as one people only on the condition that our males be circumcised, as they themselves are.

New Living Translation
But they will consider staying here and becoming one people with us only if all of our men are circumcised, just as they are.

English Standard Version
Only on this condition will the men agree to dwell with us to become one people—when every male among us is circumcised as they are circumcised.

Berean Study Bible
But only on this condition will the men agree to dwell with us and be one people: if all our men are circumcised as they are.

King James Bible
Only herein will the men consent unto us for to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.

New King James Version
Only on this condition will the men consent to dwell with us, to be one people: if every male among us is circumcised as they are circumcised.

New American Standard Bible
Only on this condition will the men consent to us to live with us, to become one people: that every male among us be circumcised just as they are circumcised.

NASB 1995
"Only on this condition will the men consent to us to live with us, to become one people: that every male among us be circumcised as they are circumcised.

NASB 1977
“Only on this condition will the men consent to us to live with us, to become one people: that every male among us be circumcised as they are circumcised.

Amplified Bible
But only on this condition will the men consent to our request that they live among us and become one people: that every male among us become circumcised just as they are circumcised.

Christian Standard Bible
But the men will agree to live with us and be one people only on this condition: if all our men are circumcised as they are.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the men will agree to live with us and be one people only on this condition: if all our men are circumcised as they are.

American Standard Version
Only on this condition will the men consent unto us to dwell with us, to become one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Only on these terms will the men conform to us to dwell with us so as to be one people, if every male of us be circumcised, as they also are circumcised.

Contemporary English Version
We have to do only one thing before they will agree to stay here and become one nation with us. Our men will have to be circumcised just like theirs.

Douay-Rheims Bible
One thing there is for which so great a good is deferred: We must circumcise every male among us, following the manner of the nation.

English Revised Version
Only on this condition will the men consent unto us to dwell with us, to become one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.

Good News Translation
But these men will agree to live among us and be one people with us only on the condition that we circumcise all our males, as they are circumcised.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These people will consent to live with us and become one nation on one condition: Every male must be circumcised as they are.

International Standard Version
"However," they added, "only on this condition will the men consent to live with us and be united as a single people with us: every male among us will have to be circumcised just as they are.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Only on this condition will the men consent unto us to dwell with us, to become one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.

Literal Standard Version
Only for this do the men consent to us, to dwell with us, to become one people, in every male of us being circumcised, as they are circumcised;

NET Bible
Only on this one condition will these men consent to live with us and become one people: They demand that every male among us be circumcised just as they are circumcised.

New Heart English Bible
Only on this condition will the men agree to live with us as one people: that every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.

World English Bible
Only on this condition will the men consent to us to live with us, to become one people, if every male among us is circumcised, as they are circumcised.

Young's Literal Translation
'Only for this do the men consent to us, to dwell with us, to become one people, in every male of us being circumcised, as they are circumcised;

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
The Revenge of Dinah's Brothers
21“These men are at peace with us. Let them live and trade in our land; indeed, it is large enough for them. Let us take their daughters in marriage and give our daughters to them. 22But only on this condition will the men agree to dwell with us and be one people: if all our men are circumcised as they are. 23Will not their livestock, their possessions, and all their animals become ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will dwell among us.”…

Cross References
Genesis 34:21
"These men are at peace with us. Let them live and trade in our land; indeed, it is large enough for them. Let us take their daughters in marriage and give our daughters to them.

Genesis 34:23
Will not their livestock, their possessions, and all their animals become ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will dwell among us."


Treasury of Scripture

Only herein will the men consent to us for to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.

Genesis 34:15-17
But in this will we consent unto you: If ye will be as we be, that every male of you be circumcised; …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
But only
אַךְ־ (’aḵ-)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 389: A particle of affirmation, surely

on this condition
בְּ֠זֹאת (bə·zōṯ)
Preposition-b | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

{will} the men
הָאֲנָשִׁים֙ (hā·’ă·nā·šîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

agree
יֵאֹ֨תוּ (yê·’ō·ṯū)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 225: To come, to assent

to dwell
לָשֶׁ֣בֶת (lā·še·ḇeṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

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

and be
לִהְי֖וֹת (lih·yō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

one
אֶחָ֑ד (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 259: United, one, first

people:
לְעַ֣ם (lə·‘am)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

if all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

our men
זָכָ֔ר (zā·ḵār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2145: Remembered, a male

are circumcised
בְּהִמּ֥וֹל (bə·him·mō·wl)
Preposition-b | Verb - Nifal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 4135: To cut short, curtail, to blunt, to destroy

as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֖ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

they are.
הֵ֥ם (hêm)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1992: They


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