Genesis 34:14
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New American Standard Bible
They said to them, "We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised, for that would be a disgrace to us.

King James Bible
And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach unto us:

Darby Bible Translation
and said to them, We cannot do this, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach to us.

World English Bible
and said to them, "We can't do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised; for that is a reproach to us.

Young's Literal Translation
and say unto them, 'We are not able to do this thing, to give our sister to one who hath a foreskin: for it is a reproach to us.

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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
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Genesis 17:14
"But an uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that person shall be cut off from his people; he has broken My covenant."

Genesis 34:13
But Jacob's sons answered Shechem and his father Hamor with deceit, because he had defiled Dinah their sister.

Genesis 34:15
"Only on this condition will we consent to you: if you will become like us, in that every male of you be circumcised,

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