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Genesis 34:14 And they said to them, "We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised, for that would be a disgrace to us.

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Brief Summary: Shechem defiles Dinah, The Hivites seek Jacob's family to arrange a marriage, They agree to circumcision, Many of the Hivites are slain by Simeon and Levi, Jacob reproves them for their actions.

Outline
1 Dinah is defiled by Shechem
4 Shechem entreats to marry Dinah
13 The sons of Jacob offer the condition of circumcision to the Shechemites
20 Hamor and Shechem persuade them to accept it
23 The sons of Jacob slay them while they are weak
27 The sons of Jacob spoil their city.

Ancient Customs
Prince of the country
Defiled
Marriage
Circumcision
Dowry
Gift
the gate of his city
the edge of the sword
spoiled the city
harlot

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Ancient People
Dinah, Jacob, Hamor, sons of Jacob, Simeon, Levi
Hivites
Canaanites
Perizzites

Geography
Shechem
the land of Canaan
 

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