Genesis 34:8
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New American Standard Bible
But Hamor spoke with them, saying, "The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter; please give her to him in marriage.

King James Bible
And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.

Darby Bible Translation
And Hamor spoke to them, saying, My son Shechem's soul cleaves to your daughter: I pray you, give her to him as wife.

World English Bible
Hamor talked with them, saying, "The soul of my son, Shechem, longs for your daughter. Please give her to him as a wife.

Young's Literal Translation
And Hamor speaketh with them, saying, 'Shechem, my son, his soul hath cleaved to your daughter; give her, I pray you, to him for a wife,

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How they are to be Admonished who Lament Sins of Deed, and those who Lament Only Sins of Thought.
(Admonition 30.) Differently to be admonished are those who deplore sins of deed, and those who deplore sins of thought. For those who deplore sins of deed are to be admonished that perfected lamentations should wash out consummated evils, lest they be bound by a greater debt of perpetrated deed than they pay in tears of satisfaction for it. For it is written, He hath given us drink in tears by measure (Ps. lxxix. 6): which means that each person's soul should in its penitence drink the tears
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Cross References
Genesis 34:7
Now the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very angry because he had done a disgraceful thing in Israel by lying with Jacob's daughter, for such a thing ought not to be done.

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

Job 7:2
"As a slave who pants for the shade, And as a hired man who eagerly waits for his wages,

Jeremiah 22:27
"But as for the land to which they desire to return, they will not return to it.

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