18 After Jacob came from Paddan Aram,[a](A) he arrived safely at the city of Shechem(B) in Canaan and camped within sight of the city.

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  1. Genesis 33:18 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
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18 And Jacob came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padanaram; and pitched his tent before the city.

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Joseph Sold by His Brothers

12 Now his brothers had gone to graze their father’s flocks near Shechem,(A)

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12 And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

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The territory of Manasseh extended from Asher(A) to Mikmethath(B) east of Shechem.(C) The boundary ran southward from there to include the people living at En Tappuah.

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And the coast of Manasseh was from Asher to Michmethah, that lieth before Shechem; and the border went along on the right hand unto the inhabitants of Entappuah.

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So they set apart Kedesh(A) in Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali, Shechem(B) in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath Arba(C) (that is, Hebron(D)) in the hill country of Judah.(E)

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And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah.

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The Covenant Renewed at Shechem

24 Then Joshua assembled(A) all the tribes of Israel at Shechem.(B) He summoned(C) the elders,(D) leaders, judges and officials of Israel,(E) and they presented themselves before God.

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24 And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers; and they presented themselves before God.

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31 His concubine,(A) who lived in Shechem, also bore him a son, whom he named Abimelek.(B)

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31 And his concubine that was in Shechem, she also bare him a son, whose name he called Abimelech.

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19 But look, there is the annual festival of the Lord in Shiloh,(A) which lies north of Bethel(B), east of the road that goes from Bethel to Shechem,(C) and south of Lebonah.”

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19 Then they said, Behold, there is a feast of the Lord in Shiloh yearly in a place which is on the north side of Bethel, on the east side of the highway that goeth up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south of Lebonah.

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Israel Rebels Against Rehoboam(A)

12 Rehoboam went to Shechem,(B) for all Israel had gone there to make him king.

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12 And Rehoboam went to Shechem: for all Israel were come to Shechem to make him king.

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God has spoken from his sanctuary:
    “In triumph I will parcel out Shechem(A)
    and measure off the Valley of Sukkoth.(B)

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God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.

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God has spoken(A) from his sanctuary:(B)
    “In triumph I will parcel out Shechem(C)
    and measure off the Valley of Sukkoth.(D)

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God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.

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