Genesis 34:10
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New International Version
You can settle among us; the land is open to you. Live in it, trade in it, and acquire property in it."

King James Bible
And ye shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.

Darby Bible Translation
And dwell with us, and the land shall be before you: dwell and trade in it, and get yourselves possessions in it.

World English Bible
You shall dwell with us, and the land will be before you. Live and trade in it, and get possessions in it."

Young's Literal Translation
and with us ye dwell, and the land is before you; dwell ye and trade in it, and have possessions in it.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He had wrought folly in Israel - The land, afterwards generally called Israel, was not as yet so named; and the sons of Jacob were neither called Israel, Israelites nor Jews, till long after this. How then can it be said that Shechem had wrought folly in Israel? The words are capable of a more literal translation: בישראל beyisrael, may be translated, against Israel. The angel had said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob - not only Jacob, but Israel. It was this that aggravated the offense of Shechem; he wrought folly against Israel, the prince of God, in lying with the daughter of Jacob. Here both the names are given; Jacob, whose daughter was defiled, and Israel, the prince of God, against whom the offense was committed.

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and the land.

Genesis 34:21-23 These men are peaceable with us; therefore let them dwell in the land, and trade therein; for the land, behold...

Genesis 13:9 Is not the whole land before you? separate yourself, I pray you, from me: if you will take the left hand, then I will go to the right...

Genesis 20:15 And Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before you: dwell where it pleases you.

Genesis 42:34 And bring your youngest brother to me: then shall I know that you are no spies, but that you are true men...

Genesis 47:27 And Israel dwelled in the land of Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and they had possessions therein, and grew...

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"For if Ye Live after the Flesh, Ye Shall Die; but if Ye through the Spirit do Mortify the Deeds of the Body, Ye Shall Live.
Rom. viii. s 13, 14.--"For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die; but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live. For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God." The life and being of many things consists in union,--separate them, and they remain not the same, or they lose their virtue. It is much more thus in Christianity, the power and life of it consists in the union of these things that God hath conjoined, so that if any man pretend to
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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

Cross References
Genesis 13:9
Is not the whole land before you? Let's part company. If you go to the left, I'll go to the right; if you go to the right, I'll go to the left."

Genesis 20:15
And Abimelek said, "My land is before you; live wherever you like."

Genesis 34:9
Intermarry with us; give us your daughters and take our daughters for yourselves.

Genesis 34:11
Then Shechem said to Dinah's father and brothers, "Let me find favor in your eyes, and I will give you whatever you ask.

Genesis 42:34
But bring your youngest brother to me so I will know that you are not spies but honest men. Then I will give your brother back to you, and you can trade in the land.'"

Genesis 47:27
Now the Israelites settled in Egypt in the region of Goshen. They acquired property there and were fruitful and increased greatly in number.

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