Meanwhile, Jacob’s sons had come in from the fields as soon as they heard what had happened. They were shocked(A) and furious,(B) because Shechem had done an outrageous thing in[a] Israel(C) by sleeping with Jacob’s daughter—a thing that should not be done.(D)

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  1. Genesis 34:7 Or against
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22 And to you I give one more ridge of land[a](A) than to your brothers,(B) the ridge I took from the Amorites with my sword(C) and my bow.”

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  1. Genesis 48:22 The Hebrew for ridge of land is identical with the place name Shechem.
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