Genesis 34:4
New International Version
And Shechem said to his father Hamor, “Get me this girl as my wife.”

New Living Translation
He said to his father, Hamor, “Get me this young girl. I want to marry her.”

English Standard Version
So Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, “Get me this girl for my wife.”

Berean Study Bible
So Shechem told his father Hamor, “Get me this girl as a wife.”

King James Bible
And Shechem spake unto his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife.

New King James Version
So Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, “Get me this young woman as a wife.”

New American Standard Bible
So Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, “Get me this young woman as a wife.”

NASB 1995
So Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, “Get me this young girl for a wife.”

NASB 1977
So Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, “Get me this young girl for a wife.”

Amplified Bible
So Shechem said to his father Hamor, “Get me this young woman as a wife.”

Christian Standard Bible
“Get me this girl as a wife,” he told his father.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Get me this girl as a wife,” he told his father Hamor.

American Standard Version
And Shechem spake unto his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Shekeem said to Khamor his father, “Take for me this girl as a wife.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Sychem spoke to Emmor his father, saying, Take for me this damsel to wife.

Contemporary English Version
Shechem even asked his father to arrange for him to marry her.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And going to Hemor his father, he said: Get me this damsel to wife.

English Revised Version
And Shechem spake unto his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife.

Good News Translation
He told his father, "I want you to get Dinah for me as my wife."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Shechem said to his father Hamor, "Get me this girl for my wife."

International Standard Version
Then Shechem told his father Hamor, "Get this young woman for me to be my wife."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Shechem spoke unto his father Hamor, saying: 'Get me this damsel to wife.'

Literal Standard Version
And Shechem speaks to his father Hamor, saying, “Take for me this girl for a wife.”

NET Bible
Shechem said to his father Hamor, "Acquire this young girl as my wife."

New Heart English Bible
Shechem spoke to his father, Hamor, saying, "Get me this young woman as my wife."

World English Bible
Shechem spoke to his father, Hamor, saying, "Get me this young lady as a wife."

Young's Literal Translation
And Shechem speaketh unto Hamor his father, saying, 'Take for me this damsel for a wife.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Defiling of Dinah
3And his soul was drawn to Dinah, the daughter of Jacob. He loved the young girl and spoke to her tenderly. 4So Shechem told his father Hamor, “Get me this girl as a wife.” 5Jacob heard that Shechem had defiled his daughter Dinah, but since his sons were with his livestock in the field, he remained silent about it until they returned.…

Cross References
Genesis 34:3
And his soul was drawn to Dinah, the daughter of Jacob. He loved the young girl and spoke to her tenderly.

Genesis 34:5
Jacob heard that Shechem had defiled his daughter Dinah, but since his sons were with his livestock in the field, he remained silent about it until they returned.

Judges 14:2
So he returned and told his father and mother, "I have seen a daughter of the Philistines in Timnah. Now get her for me as a wife."


Treasury of Scripture

And Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife.

Genesis 21:21
And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

Judges 14:2
And he came up, and told his father and his mother, and said, I have seen a woman in Timnath of the daughters of the Philistines: now therefore get her for me to wife.

2 Samuel 13:13
And I, whither shall I cause my shame to go? and as for thee, thou shalt be as one of the fools in Israel. Now therefore, I pray thee, speak unto the king; for he will not withhold me from thee.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So Shechem
שְׁכֶ֔ם (šə·ḵem)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7927: Shechem -- 'ridge', a district in Northern Palestine, also a son of Hamor

told
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

his father
אָבִ֖יו (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

Hamor,
חֲמ֥וֹר (ḥă·mō·wr)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2544: Hamor -- father of Shechem

“Get
קַֽח־ (qaḥ-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

me this
הַזֹּ֖את (haz·zōṯ)
Article | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

girl
הַיַּלְדָּ֥ה (hay·yal·dāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3207: Girl, maiden

as a wife.”
לְאִשָּֽׁה׃ (lə·’iš·šāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female


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