Genesis 34:23

Shall not their cattle and their substance and every beast of theirs be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 34:23

Shall not their cattell, and their substance, and euery beast of theirs bee ours? onely let vs consent vnto them, and they will dwell with vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Will not their livestock and their property and all their animals be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will live with us."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then will not their cattle and their goods and all their beasts be ours? so let us come to an agreement with them so that they may go on living with us.
- Basic English Bible

Their cattle, and their possessions, and every beast of theirs, shall they not be ours? only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with us.
- Darby Bible

Will not their cattle, and their substance, and every beast of theirs be ours? only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with us.
- Webster's Bible

Won't their livestock and their possessions and all their animals be ours? Only let us give our consent to them, and they will dwell with us."
- World English Bible

their cattle, and their substance, and all their beasts -- are they not ours? only let us consent to them, and they dwell with us.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 34:23

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 34:23


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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