Genesis 34:6
New International Version
Then Shechem’s father Hamor went out to talk with Jacob.

New Living Translation
Hamor, Shechem’s father, came to discuss the matter with Jacob.

English Standard Version
And Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to speak with him.

Berean Study Bible
Meanwhile, Shechem’s father Hamor came to speak with Jacob.

King James Bible
And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto Jacob to commune with him.

New King James Version
Then Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to speak with him.

New American Standard Bible
Then Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to speak with him.

NASB 1995
Then Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to speak with him.

NASB 1977
Then Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to speak with him.

Amplified Bible
But Shechem’s father Hamor went to Jacob to talk with him.

Christian Standard Bible
Meanwhile, Shechem’s father Hamor came to speak with Jacob.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Meanwhile, Shechem’s father Hamor came to speak with Jacob.

American Standard Version
And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto Jacob to commune with him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Khamor the father of Shekeem went out to Yaquuv to speak with him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Emmor the father of Sychem went forth to Jacob, to speak to him.

Contemporary English Version
Hamor arrived at Jacob's home

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when Hemor the father of Sichem was come out to speak to Jacob,

English Revised Version
And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto Jacob to commune with him.

Good News Translation
Shechem's father Hamor went out to talk with Jacob,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Shechem's father Hamor came to Jacob to speak with him.

International Standard Version
Meanwhile, Shechem's father Hamor arrived to talk to Jacob.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto Jacob to speak with him.

Literal Standard Version
And Hamor, father of Shechem, goes out to Jacob to speak with him;

NET Bible
Then Shechem's father Hamor went to speak with Jacob about Dinah.

New Heart English Bible
Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to speak with him.

World English Bible
Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to talk with him.

Young's Literal Translation
And Hamor, father of Shechem, goeth out unto Jacob to speak with him;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Defiling of Dinah
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. 6Meanwhile, Shechem’s father Hamor came to speak with Jacob. 7When Jacob’s sons heard what had happened, they returned from the field. They were filled with grief and fury, because Shechem had committed an outrage in Israel by lying with Jacob’s daughter—a thing that should not be done.…

Cross References
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.

Genesis 34:7
When Jacob's sons heard what had happened, they returned from the field. They were filled with grief and fury, because Shechem had committed an outrage in Israel by lying with Jacob's daughter--a thing that should not be done.


Treasury of Scripture

And Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to commune with him.









Verse 6. - And (meantime) Hamor the father of Shechem went out - accompanied by Shechem (ver. 11) - unto Jacob - who was encamped in the outskirts of the city (Genesis 33:18) - to commune with him concerning Dinah's marriage with his son.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

father
אֲבִֽי־ (’ă·ḇî-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1: Father

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

came
וַיֵּצֵ֛א (way·yê·ṣê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

to speak
לְדַבֵּ֖ר (lə·ḏab·bêr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

with
אִתּֽוֹ׃ (’it·tōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

Jacob.
יַעֲקֹ֑ב (ya·‘ă·qōḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3290: Jacob -- a son of Isaac, also his desc


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