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Genesis 34:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her; And he took her, and lay with her, and humbled her.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her, he took her and lay with her by force.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when Shechem, the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And when Shechem, the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and humbled her.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Shechem, son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the land, saw her,—so he took her, and lay with her, and humbled her.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Shechem, son of Hamor the Hivite, a prince of the land, seeth her, and taketh her, and lieth with her, and humbleth her;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And when Sichem the son of Hemor the Hevite, the prince of that land, saw her, he was in love with her: and took her away, and lay with her, ravishing the virgin.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when Shechem the sonne of Hamor the Hiuite, prince of the countrey saw her, he tooke her, and lay with her, and defiled her.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Shechem{gr.Sychem} the son of Hamor{gr.Emmor} the Hivite{gr.Evite}, the ruler of the land, saw her, and took her and lay with her, and humbled her.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And when Shekhem the son of Chamor the Chiwwi, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And when em שְׁכֶם y7927
[7927] Standard
שְׁכֶם
Sh@kem
{shek-em'}
The same as H7926; ridge; Shekem, a place in Palestine.
x7928
(7928) Complement
שֶׁכֶם
Shekem
{sheh'-kem}
From H7926; Shekem, the name of a Hivite and two Israelites.
the son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of mr חֲמוֹר 2544
{2544} Prime
חֲמוֹר
Chamowr
{kham-ore'}
The same as H2543; ass; Chamor, a Canaanite.
the iww חִוִּי, 2340
{2340} Prime
חִוִּי
Chivviy
{khiv-vee'}
Perhaps from H2333; a villager; a Chivvite, one of the aboriginal tribes of Palestine.
prince 5387
{5387} Prime
נָשִׂיא
nasiy'
{naw-see'}
From H5375; properly an exalted one, that is, a king or sheik; also a rising mist.
of the country, 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
saw 7200
{7200} Prime
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
her, he took 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
her, and lay y7901
[7901] Standard
שָׁכַב
shakab
{shaw-kab'}
A primitive root; to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
with x7901
(7901) Complement
שָׁכַב
shakab
{shaw-kab'}
A primitive root; to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose).
her, and defiled x6031
(6031) Complement
עָנָה
`anah
{aw-naw'}
A primitive root (possibly rather identical with H6030 through the idea of looking down or browbeating); to depress literally or figuratively, transitively or intransitively (in various applications). (sing is by mistake for H6030.).
her. y6031
[6031] Standard
עָנָה
`anah
{aw-naw'}
A primitive root (possibly rather identical with H6030 through the idea of looking down or browbeating); to depress literally or figuratively, transitively or intransitively (in various applications). (sing is by mistake for H6030.).
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 34:1-4.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 34:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Shechem:

Genesis 10:17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,
Genesis 33:19 And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for an hundred pieces of money.

saw her:

Genesis 6:2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they [were] fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
Genesis 39:6-7 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not ought he had, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was [a] goodly [person], and well favoured. ... And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.
Judges 14:1 And Samson went down to Timnath, and saw a woman in Timnath of the daughters of the Philistines.
2 Samuel 11:2 And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman [was] very beautiful to look upon.
Job 31:1 I made a covenant with mine eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?
Job 31:9 If mine heart have been deceived by a woman, or [if] I have laid wait at my neighbour's door;
Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with wise [men] shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Matthew 5:28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.

took her:

Genesis 20:2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She [is] my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

defiled her:
Heb. humbled her,
Deuteronomy 21:14 And it shall be, if thou have no delight in her, then thou shalt let her go whither she will; but thou shalt not sell her at all for money, thou shalt not make merchandise of her, because thou hast humbled her.
Deuteronomy 22:24 Then ye shall bring them both out unto the gate of that city, and ye shall stone them with stones that they die; the damsel, because she cried not, [being] in the city; and the man, because he hath humbled his neighbour's wife: so thou shalt put away evil from among you.
Deuteronomy 22:29 Then the man that lay with her shall give unto the damsel's father fifty [shekels] of silver, and she shall be his wife; because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away all his days.
Judges 19:24-25 Behold, [here is] my daughter a maiden, and his concubine; them I will bring out now, and humble ye them, and do with them what seemeth good unto you: but unto this man do not so vile a thing. ... But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning: and when the day began to spring, they let her go.
Ezekiel 22:10-11 In thee have they discovered their fathers' nakedness: in thee have they humbled her that was set apart for pollution. ... And one hath committed abomination with his neighbour's wife; and another hath lewdly defiled his daughter in law; and another in thee hath humbled his sister, his father's daughter.
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Gn 6:2; 10:17; 20:2; 33:19; 39:6. Dt 21:14; 22:24, 29. Jg 14:1; 19:24. 2S 11:2. Jb 31:1, 9. Pv 13:20. Ezk 22:10. Mt 5:28.

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