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The Shechemnites circumcised: CHAP. XXXIV. Slain by the sons of Jacob. with thee some of the folk that are with 14 And they said unto them, We cannot ine : And he said, What needeth it? Let do this thing, to give our sister to one that me find grace in the sight of my lord. is uncircumcised: for that were a re

16 | So Esau returned that day on bis proach unto us : way unto Seir.

15 But in this will we consent unto 17 And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, you: If ye will be as we be, that every and built him a house, and made booths male of you be circumcised ; for his catile : therefore the name of the 16 Then will we give our daughters place is called Succoth.

unto you, and we will take your daughters 18 | And Jacob came to Shalem, a city to us, and we will dwell with you, and we of Shechem, which is in the land of Ca- will become one people. naan, when he came from Padan-aram; 17 But if ye will not hearken unto us, and pitched his tent before the city. to be circumcised; then will we take our

19 And be bought a parcel of a field, daughter, and we will be gone. where he had spread his tent, at the hand 18 And their words pleased Hamor, and of the children of Hamor, Shechem's fa- Shechem, Hamor's son. ther, for a hundred pieces of money. 19 And the young man deferred not to

26 And he erected there an altar, and do the thing, because be had delight in Jacalled it El-elohe-Israel.

cob's daughter: and he was more honourCHAP. XXXIV.

able than all the house of his father. Dinah the daughterof Leah, which the daughters of the land.

muned with the men of their city, saying, ? And wben Shechem the son of Hamor 21 These men are peaceable with us, the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, therefore let them dwell in the land, and he took her, and lay with her, and defiled trade therein: for the land, behoid, it is ber.

large enough for them : let us take their 3 And his soul clave unto Dmah the daughters to us for wives, and let us give daughter of Jacob, and he loved the dam-them our daughters. sel, and spake kindly unto the damsel. 22 Only herein will the men consent

4 And Shechem spake unto his father unto us for to dwell with us, to be one Haror, saying, Get me this damsel to wite, people, if every male among us be circum

5 And Jacob heard that he had defiled cised, as they are circumcised. Dinah his daughter: now his sons were 23 Shall not their cattle, and their subwith his cattle in the field: and Jacob stance, and every beast of theirs be ours? held his peace until they were come. only let us consent unto them, and they

6 And Hamor the father of Shechem will dwell with us. went out unto Jacob to commune with him. 24 And unto lamor,and unto Shechem

7 And the sons of Jacob came out of his son, hearkened all that went out of the the field when they heard it: and the men gate of his city : and every male was cirwere grieved, and they were very wroth, cumcised, all that went out of the gate of because he had wrought folly in Israel, in his city. lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing 25 T And it came to pass on the third ought not to be done.

day, when they were sore, that two of the 8 And Hamor communed with them, sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's saying, The soul of my son Shechem long- brethren, took each man his sword, and eth for your daughter: I pray you give came upon the city boldly, and slew all her him to wife.

the males: 9 And make ye marriages with us, and 26 And they slew Hamor and Shechem give your daughters unto us, and take our his son with the edge of the sword, and daughters unto you.

took Dinah out of Shechem's house, and ið And ye shall dwell with us: and the went out. land shall be before you; dwell and trade 27 The sons of Jacob came upon the ye therein, and get you possessions therein. slain, and spoiled the city; because they

11 And Shechem said unto her father, bad defiled their sister. and unto her brethren, Let me find grace 28 They took their sheep, and their in your eyes, and wbat ye shall say unto oxen, and their asses, and that which was me, I will give.

in the city, and that which was in the field. 12 Ask me never so much dowry and 29 And all their wealth and all their little gist, and I will give according as ye shalllones, and their wives took they captive, say unto me: butgive me the damsel to wife.jand spoiled even all that was in the house.

13 And the sons of Jacob answered 30 And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink and said, Because he had defiled Dinah among the inhabitants of the land, among their sister :

Ithe Canaanites, and th: Perizzites: and I

God sends Jacob to Beth-el. GENESIS.

The death of Isaac. being few in number, they shallgatherthem-Ephrath : and Rachel travailed, and she selves together against me, and slay me, had hard labour. and I shall be destroyed, I and my house. 17 And it came to pass when she was

31 And they said, Should be deal with in hard labour, that the midwife said unto vur sister as with a harlot ?

her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also. CHAP. XXXV.

18 And it came to pass as her soul was to Beth-el, and dwell there: and make his name Ben-oni: but his father called there an altar unto God, that appeared unto bim Benjamin. thee when thou fleddest from the face of 19 And Rachel died, and was buried in Esau thy brother.

the way to Ephrath, which is Beth-lehem, 2 Then Jacob said unto his household, 20 And Jacob set a pillar upon her and to all that were with him, Put away grave : that is the pillar of Rachel's grave the strange gods that are among you, and unto this day. be clean and change your garments : 21 | And Israel journeyed, and spread

3 And let us arise, and go up to Beth-el; his tent beyond the tower of Edar. and I will make there an altar unto God, 22 And it came to pass, when Israel who answered me in the day of my dis- dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and tress, and was with me in the way which lay with Bilbah his father's concubine : I went.

and Israel heard it. Now the sons of Ja4 And they gave unto Jacob all the cob were twelve : strange gods which were in their hand, and 23 The sons of Leah ; Reuben, Jacob's all their ear-rings which were in their first-born, and Simeon, and Levi, and Juears; and Jacob hid them under the oak dah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: which was hy Shechem.

24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and 5 And they journeyed: and the terror Benjamin: of God was upon the cities that were round 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's about them, and they did not pursue after handmaid ; Dan, and Naphtali, the sons of Jacob.

26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's hand61 So Jacob came to Luz, which is in maid; Gad, and Asher. These are the the land of Canaan (that is Beth-el) he sons of Jacob, which were born to him in and all the people that were with him. Padan-aram.

7 And he built there an altar, and call 27 | And Jacob came unto Isaac his faed the place El-heth-el; because there ther unto Mamre, unto the city of Arbah God appeared unto him, when he fled from which is Hebron) where Abraham and the face of his brother.

Isaac sojourned. 8 But Deborah, Rebekah's nurse,died, 28 And the days of Isaac were a bun. and she was buried beneath Beth-el, under dred and fourscore years. an oak : and the name of it was called 29 And Isaac gave up the ghost and Allon-bachuth.

died, and was gathered unto his people, 91 And God appeared unto Jacob again being old and full of days; and his sons when he came out of Padan-aram; and Esau and Jacob buried him. blessed hiin.

CHAP. XXXVI. 10 And God said unto him, Thy name TOW these are the generations of Esau, is Jacob : thy name shall not be called any

who is Edom. more Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name; 2 Esau took his wives of the daughters and he called his name Israel.

of Canaan ; Adah the daughter of Elon the 11 And God said unto him, I am God Hittite, and Aholibamab the daughter of Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a Anah the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite; nation and a company of nations shall be 3 And Bashemath, Ishmael's daughter, of thee, and kings shall come out of thy sister of Nebajoth. loins.

4 And Adah bare to Esau, Eliphaz; 12 And the land which I gave Abraham and Bashemath bare Reuel ; and Isaac, to thee I will give it, and to thy 5 And Aholibamah_bare Jeush, and seed after thee will I give the land. Jaalam, and Korah : These are the sops

13 And God went up from him, in the of Esau, which were born unto him in the place where he talked with him.

land of Canaan. 14 And Jacob set up a pillar in the 6 And Esau took his wives, and his sons, place where he talked with him, even a and his daughters, and all the persons of pillar of stone : and he poured a drink- his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts, offering thereon, and he poured oil thereon. and all his substance which he had got in

15 And Jacob called the name of the the land of Canaan ; and went into the place where God spake with him, Beth-el. country from the face of his brother Jacob.

16 1 And they journeyed from Beth-el; 7 For their riches were more than that and thiere was but a little way to come to they might dwell together: and the land

The generations of Esau. CHAP. XXXVII. The kings of Edom. wherein they were strangers could not shon; Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, bear them, because of their cattle.

and Cheran. 8 Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir: 27 The children of Ezer are these ; Esau is Edom.

Bilhan, and Zaavan, and Akan. 97 And these are the generations of Esau 28 The children of Dishan are these ; the father of the Edomites, in mount Seir: Uz, and Aran.

10 These are the names of Esau's sons ; 29 These are the dukes that came of Eliphaz the son of Adah the wife of Esau; the Horites ; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, Reuel the son of Bashemath the wife of duke Zibeon, duke Anab, Esau.

30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Di11 And the sons of Eliphazwere, Teman, shan: these are the dukes that came of Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz. Hori, among their dukes in the land of Seir.

12 And Timna was concubine to Eli 31 | And these are the kings that reign-. phaz, Esau's son ; and she bare to Eliphaz, ed in the land of Edom, before there reignAmalek: these were the sons of Adab, ed any king over the children of Israel. Esau's wife.

32 And Bela the son of Beor reigned in 13 And these are the sons of Reuel ; Edom: and the name of his city was DinNahath, and Zerah, Shammah, and Miz- habah. zah: these were the sons of Bashemath, 33 And Bela died, and Jobab the son of Esau's wife.

Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. 14 | And these were the sons of Aholi 34 And Jobab died, and Husham of the damah, the daughter of Anah, the daugh- land of Temani reigned in his stead. ter of Zibeon, Esau's wife : and she bare 35 And Husham died, and Hadad the to Esau, Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. son of Bedad (who smote Midian in the

15 These were dukes of the sons of field of Moab) reigned in his stead: and Esau: the sons of Eliphaz, the first-born the name of his city was Avith. son of Esau ; duke Teman, duke Omar, 36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of Juke Zepho, duke Kenaz,

Masrekah reigned in his stead. 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke 37 And Samlah died, and Saul of ReAmalek: these are the dukes that came of hoboth by the river reigned in his stead. Eliphaz, in the land of Edom: these were 38 And Saul died, and Baal-hanan the the sons of Adah.

son of Achbor reigned in his stead. 17 [ And these are the sons of Reuel, 39 And Baal-hanan the son of Achbor Esau's son ; duke Nahath, duke Zerah, died, and Hadar reigned in his stead: and duke Shammah, duke Mizzab : these are the name of his city was Pau; and his the dukes that came of Reuel, in the land wife's name was Mehetahel, the daugliter of Edom: these are the sons of Bashemath, of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. Esau's wife.

40 And these are the names of the dukes 18 | And these are the sons of Aholiba- that came of Esau, according to their fa. ab, Esau's wife ; duke Jeush, duke Jaa- milies, after their places, by their

names ; lam, duke Korab: these were the dukes duke Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetheth, that came of Aholibamah the daughter of 41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Anah, Esau's wife.

Pinon, 19 These are the sons of Esau (who is 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Edom) and these are their dukes. Mibzar,

20 í These are the sons of Seir the 43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these be Horite, who inhabited the land; Lotan, the dukes of Edom, according to their haand Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, bitations, in the land of their possession :

21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan : he is Esau, the father of the Edomites. these are the dukes of the Horites, the

CHAP. XXXVII. children of Seir in the land of Edom. 22 And the children of Lotan Were Ho- AND Jacob dwelt in the land wherein

his father was a stranger, in the land ri, and Hemap: and Lotan's sister was of Canaan. Timna.

2 These are the generations of Jacob 23 And the children of Shobal were Joseph being seventeen years old, was these; Alvan, and Manabath, and Ebal, feeding the Hock with his brethren, and Shepho, and Onam.

the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and 24 And these are the children of Zibeon; with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: both Ajah, and Anab: this was that Anah and Joseph brought unto his father their that tound the mules in the wilderness, as evil report. be fed the asses of Zibeon his father. 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than

25 And the children of Anah were these : all his children, because he was the son of Dishon, and Aholibamah the daughter of his old age : and he made bim a coat of Anah.

many colours. 26 And these are the children of Di. 4 And when his brethren saw that their

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