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Genesis 33:19 And he bought the piece of land where he had pitched his tent from the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for one hundred pieces of money.

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      19. an hundred pieces of money--literally, "lambs"; probably a coin with the figure of a lamb on it.

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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.

Outline
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

Ancient Customs
Gifts
Bowing Seven Times
Embracing and Kissing
booths for his cattle
pitched his tent before the city
buying a field
hundred pieces of money
erected there an altar

Ancient Topics
Elelohe-Israel

Ancient People
Jacob, Esau, Leah, Rachael, Joseph
children of Hamor
Shechem's father

Geography
Seir
Succoth
Shalem
Shalem
The Land of Canaan
Padanaram

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