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Genesis 33:18 Jacob came in peace to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Paddan Aram; and encamped before the city.


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Brief Summary: Jacob and Esau meet and Esau has forgiven Jacob and they reconcile, Esau receives Jacob's presents, Jacob settles in the land of Canaan near Shechem, Jacob builds an altar.

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1 The kindness of Jacob and Esau at their meeting
17 Jacob comes to Succoth
18 At Shalem Jacob buys a field
20 And builds an altar called El-elohe-Israel

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pitched his tent before the city
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erected there an altar

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