And Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to commune with him.…
1. Wicked people easily yield to wicked rulers to gratify their lusts.
2. It is usual for all to follow the example of rulers to sin.
3. Universal consent in evil is permitted where universal destruction is intended (ver. 24).
(G. Hughes, B. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto Jacob to commune with him.