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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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 33:18 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
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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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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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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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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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31 His concubine,(A) who lived in Shechem, also bore him a son, whom he named Abimelek.(B)

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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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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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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 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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