Genesis 34:17
Parallel Verses
King James Version
But if ye will not hearken unto us, to be circumcised; then will we take our daughter, and we will be gone.

Darby Bible Translation
But if ye do not hearken to us, to be circumcised, then will we take our daughter and go away.

World English Bible
But if you will not listen to us, to be circumcised, then we will take our sister, and we will be gone."

Young's Literal Translation
and if ye hearken not unto us to be circumcised, then we have taken our daughter, and have gone.'

Genesis 34:17 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

But if ye will not hearken unto us, to be circumcised; then will we take our daughter, and we will be gone.Genesis 34:17 Parallel Commentaries

Library
How they are to be Admonished who Lament Sins of Deed, and those who Lament Only Sins of Thought.
(Admonition 30.) Differently to be admonished are those who deplore sins of deed, and those who deplore sins of thought. For those who deplore sins of deed are to be admonished that perfected lamentations should wash out consummated evils, lest they be bound by a greater debt of perpetrated deed than they pay in tears of satisfaction for it. For it is written, He hath given us drink in tears by measure (Ps. lxxix. 6): which means that each person's soul should in its penitence drink the tears
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Genesis
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Genesis 34:16
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