Genesis 34:22

“Only herein will the men consent unto us for to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 34:22

Onely herein will the men consent vnto vs, for to dwell with vs to be one people, if euery male among vs bee circumcised, as they are circumcised.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Only on this {condition} will the men consent to us to live with us, to become one people: that every male among us be circumcised as they are circumcised.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Only on this condition will the men consent unto us to dwell with us, to become one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But these men will make an agreement with us to go on living with us and to become one people, only on the condition that every male among us undergoes circumcision as they have done.
- Basic English Bible

But only in this will the men consent to us to dwell with us, to be one people -- if every male among us be circumcised, just as they are circumcised.
- Darby Bible

Only herein, will the men consent to us to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male among us shall be circumcised, as they are circumcised.
- Webster's Bible

Only on this condition will the men consent to us to live with us, to become one people, if every male among us is circumcised, as they are circumcised.
- World English Bible

`Only for this do the men consent to us, to dwell with us, to become one people, in every male of us being circumcised, as they are circumcised;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Only on this condition will the men consent unto us to dwell with us, to become one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 34:22

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 34:22


34:23 Shall not their cattle and their substance be ours? - They observed that Jacob's sons were industrious, thriving people, and promised themselves and their neighbours advantage by an alliance with them: it would improve ground and trade, and bring money into their country.


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