Genesis 34:23
New International Version
Won't their livestock, their property and all their other animals become ours? So let us agree to their terms, and they will settle among us."

New Living Translation
But if we do this, all their livestock and possessions will eventually be ours. Come, let’s agree to their terms and let them settle here among us.”

English Standard Version
Will not their livestock, their property and all their beasts be ours? Only let us agree with them, and they will dwell with us.”

Berean Study Bible
Will not their livestock, their possessions, and all their animals become ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will dwell among us.”

King James Bible
Shall not their cattle and their substance and every beast of theirs be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.

New King James Version
Will not their livestock, their property, and every animal of theirs be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with us.”

New American Standard Bible
Will their livestock and their property and all their animals not be ours? Let’s just consent to them, and they will live with us.”

NASB 1995
"Will not their livestock and their property and all their animals be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will live with us."

NASB 1977
“Will not their livestock and their property and all their animals be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will live with us.”

Amplified Bible
Will not their cattle and their possessions and all their animals be ours [if we do this]? Let us consent [to do as they ask], and they will live here with us.”

Christian Standard Bible
Won’t their livestock, their possessions, and all their animals become ours? Only let’s agree with them, and they will live with us.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Won't their livestock, their possessions, and all their animals become ours? Only let us agree with them, and they will live with us."

American Standard Version
Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Their wealth and their possessions and all their cattle behold, they are ours, however we will consent to them and they will dwell with us.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And shall not their cattle and their herds, and their possessions, be ours? only in this let us conform to them, and they will dwell with us.

Contemporary English Version
Just think! We'll get their property, as well as their flocks and herds. All we have to do is to agree, and they will live here with us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And their substance, and cattle, and all that they possess, shall be ours: only in this let us condescend, and by dwelling together, we shall make one people.

English Revised Version
Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.

Good News Translation
Won't all their livestock and everything else they own be ours? So let us agree that they can live among us."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Won't their livestock, their personal property, and all their animals be ours? We only need to agree to do this for them. Then they'll live with us."

International Standard Version
Shouldn't all their cattle, acquisitions, and animals belong to us? So, let's give our consent to them, and then they'll live with us."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.'

Literal Standard Version
their livestock, and their substance, and all their beasts—are they not ours? Only let us consent to them, and they dwell with us.”

NET Bible
If we do so, won't their livestock, their property, and all their animals become ours? So let's consent to their demand, so they will live among us."

New Heart English Bible
Won?t their livestock and their possessions and all their animals be ours? Only let us agree with them, so they will settle among us."

World English Bible
Won't their livestock and their possessions and all their animals be ours? Only let us give our consent to them, and they will dwell with us."

Young's Literal Translation
their cattle, and their substance, and all their beasts -- are they not ours? only let us consent to them, and they dwell with us.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Revenge of Dinah's Brothers
22But only on this condition will the men agree to dwell with us and be one people: if all our men are circumcised as they are. 23Will not their livestock, their possessions, and all their animals become ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will dwell among us.” 24All the men who went out of the city gate listened to Hamor and his son Shechem, and every male of the city was circumcised.…

Cross References
Genesis 34:22
But only on this condition will the men agree to dwell with us and be one people: if all our men are circumcised as they are.

Genesis 34:24
All the men who went out of the city gate listened to Hamor and his son Shechem, and every male of the city was circumcised.


Treasury of Scripture

Shall not their cattle and their substance and every beast of their's be our's? only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with us.

Proverbs 1:12,13
Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit: …

Proverbs 23:4,5
Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom…

Proverbs 28:20
A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Will not
הֲל֥וֹא (hă·lō·w)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

their livestock,
מִקְנֵהֶ֤ם (miq·nê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 4735: Something bought, property, livestock, acquisition

their possessions,
וְקִנְיָנָם֙ (wə·qin·yā·nām)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 7075: Creation, creatures, acquisition, purchase, wealth

and all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

their
הֵ֑ם (hêm)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

animals [become ours]?
בְּהֶמְתָּ֔ם (bə·hem·tām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 929: A dumb beast, any large quadruped, animal

Only
אַ֚ךְ (’aḵ)
Adverb
Strong's 389: A particle of affirmation, surely

let us consent
נֵא֣וֹתָה (nê·’ō·w·ṯāh)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect Cohortative - first person common plural
Strong's 225: To come, to assent

to them,
לָהֶ֔ם (lā·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

and they will dwell
וְיֵשְׁב֖וּ (wə·yê·šə·ḇū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

among us.”
אִתָּֽנוּ׃ (’it·tā·nū)
Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among


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