And Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to commune with him.…
1. Childish fools hasten to the stocks and slaughter, and consider it not.
2. Lust needs no spurs, but hastes all it may to enjoy its pleasure.
3. Lust made honourable in persons, becomes most exemplary to lead others into the snare (ver. 19).
(G. Hughes, B. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto Jacob to commune with him.