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."
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.
Darby Bible Translation
Their cattle, and their possessions, and every beast of theirs, shall they not be ours? only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with 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.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shall not their cattle and their substance - be ours? - This was a bait held out for the poor unsuspecting people of Hamor by their prince and his son, who were not much less deceived than the people themselves.
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Library"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
But the men will agree to live with us as one people only on the condition that our males be circumcised, as they themselves are.
All the men who went out of the city gate agreed with Hamor and his son Shechem, and every male in the city was circumcised.
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