Genesis 34:5
Good News Translation
Jacob learned that his daughter had been disgraced, but because his sons were out in the fields with his livestock, he did nothing until they came back.

Contemporary English Version
Meanwhile, Jacob heard what had happened. But his sons were out in the fields with the cattle, so he did not do anything at the time.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But when Jacob had heard this, his sons being absent, and employed in feeding the cattle, he held his peace till they came back.

New American Bible
Meanwhile, Jacob heard that Shechem had defiled his daughter Dinah; but since his sons were out in the field with his livestock, Jacob kept quiet until they came home.

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But when Jacob had heard this, his sons being absent, and employed in feeding the cattle, he held his peace till they came back.

now his.

Genesis 30:35 And he separated the same day the she-goats, and the sheep, and the he-goats, and the rams of divers colours, and spotted; and all the flock of one colour, that is, of white and black fleece, he delivered into the hands of his sons.

Genesis 37:13,14 Israel said to him: Thy brethren feed the sheep in Sichem: come, I will send thee to them. And when he answered: . . .

1 Samuel 10:27 But the children of Belial said: Shall this fellow be able to save us? And they despised him, and brought him no presents; but he dissembled as though he heard not.

1 Samuel 16:11 And Samuel said to Isai: Are here all thy sons? He answered: There remaineth yet a young one, who keepeth the sheep. And Samuel said to Isai: Send, and fetch him: for we will not sit down till he come hither.

1 Samuel 17:15 David went, and returned from Saul, to feed his father's flock at Bethlehem.

2 Samuel 13:22 But Absalom spoke not to Ammon neither good nor evil: for Absalom hated Ammon because he had ravished his sister Thamar.

Luke 15:25,29 Now his elder son was in the field and when he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard music and dancing. . . .

held.

Leviticus 10:3 And Moses said to Aaron: This is what the Lord hath spoken. I will be sanctified in them that approach to me: and I will be glorified in the sight of all the people. And when Aaron heard this, he held his peace.

Psalm 39:9 I was dumb, and I opened not my mouth, because thou hast done it.

Context
The Defiling of Dinah
4And going to Hemor his father, he said: Get me this damsel to wife. 5But when Jacob had heard this, his sons being absent, and employed in feeding the cattle, he held his peace till they came back.6And when Hemor the father of Sichem was come out to speak to Jacob,…
Cross References
Genesis 34:4
And going to Hemor his father, he said: Get me this damsel to wife.

Genesis 34:6
And when Hemor the father of Sichem was come out to speak to Jacob,

Additional Translations
Jacob heard that Shechem had defiled his daughter Dinah, but since his sons were with his livestock in the field, he held his peace until they returned.And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter: now his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob held his peace until they were come.

Now Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter; and his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob held his peace until they came.

And Jacob heard that the son of Emmor had defiled Dina his daughter (now his sons were with his cattle in the plain). And Jacob was silent until they came.

And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter; but his sons were with his cattle in the fields, and Jacob said nothing until they came.

Now Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter; and his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob held his peace until they came.

And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter (now his sons were with his cattle in the field:) and Jacob held his peace till they had come.

Now Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah, his daughter; and his sons were with his livestock in the field. Jacob held his peace until they came.

And Jacob hath heard that he hath defiled Dinah his daughter, and his sons were with his cattle in the field, and Jacob kept silent till their coming.
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