New Living Translation
Hamor and his son Shechem agreed to their proposal.
King James Bible
And their words pleased Hamor, and Shechem Hamor's son.
Darby Bible Translation
And their words were good in the eyes of Hamor and Shechem, Hamor's son.
World English Bible
Their words pleased Hamor and Shechem, Hamor's son.
Young's Literal Translation
And their words are good in the eyes of Hamor, and in the eyes of Shechem, Hamor's son;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
34:18 Hamor and Shechem gave consent themselves to be circumcised. To this perhaps they were moved not only by the strong desire they had to bring about, this match, but by what they might have heard of the sacred and honourable intentions of this sign, in the family of Abraham, which it is probable they had some confused notions of, and of the promises confirmed by it; which made them the more desirous to incorporate with the family of Jacob.
But if you don't agree to be circumcised, we will take her and be on our way."
Shechem wasted no time in acting on this request, for he wanted Jacob's daughter desperately. Shechem was a highly respected member of his family,
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