Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
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Jerusalem Fragments

 

Genesis
Chapter 34

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Genesis 33 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Genesis 35
GENESIS 34:1
JPS 34:1 And Dinah the daughter of Leah, whom she had borne unto Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land.
ONK 34:1 And Dinah, the daughter of Leah, whom she bare to Jakob, went forth to see the daughters of the land.
PAL 34:1 And Dinah the daughter of Leah, whom she bare to Jakob, went forth to see the manners of the daughters of the people of the land.
 
GENESIS 34:2
JPS 34:2 And Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her; and he took her, and lay with her, and humbled her.
ONK 34:2 And Shekem bar Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her, and took her, and lay with her, and humbled her.
PAL 34:2 And Shekem, the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the land, saw her, and took her by force, and lay with her and afflicted her.
 
GENESIS 34:3
JPS 34:3 And his soul did cleave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spoke comfortingly unto the damsel.
ONK 34:3 And his soul took pleasure in Dinah the daughter of Jakob, and he loved the damsel, and spake to the heart of the damsel.
PAL 34:3 And his soul delighted in Dinah the daughter of Jakob; and he loved the girl, and spake kindly to the heart of the girl.
 
GENESIS 34:4
JPS 34:4 And Shechem spoke unto his father Hamor, saying: 'Get me this damsel to wife.'
ONK 34:4 And Shekem spake to Hamor his father, saying, Take to me this damsel for a wife.
PAL 34:4 And Shekem spake to Hamor his father, saying, Take for me this damsel to wife.
 
GENESIS 34:5
JPS 34:5 Now Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter; and his sons were with his cattle in the field; and Jacob held his peace until they came.
ONK 34:5 And Jakob heard that he had polluted Dinah his daughter. And his sons were with his flocks in the field; and Jakob was silent until they were come.
PAL 34:5 But Jakob had heard that he had polluted Dinah his daughter. And his sons were with the flocks in the field, and Jakob was silent until they came.
 
GENESIS 34:6
JPS 34:6 And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto Jacob to speak with him.
ONK 34:6 And Hamor the father of Shekem came forth to Jakob to speak with him.
PAL 34:6 And Hamor the father of Shekem came forth to Jakob to speak with him.
 
GENESIS 34:7
JPS 34:7 And the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought a vile deed in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done.
ONK 34:7 And the sons of Jakob came up from the field when they heard. And the men were indignant and very angry, because shame had been wrought in Israel by his lying with the daughter of Jacob; for so it should not have been done.
PAL 34:7 And the sons of Jakob had come up from the field when they heard. And the men were indignant, and very violently moved, because Shekem had wrought dishonour in Israel in lying with the daughter of Jakob; for so it was not right to have been done.
 
GENESIS 34:8
JPS 34:8 And Hamor spoke with them, saying 'The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter. I pray you give her unto him to wife.
ONK 34:8 And Hamor spake with them, saying, The soul of Shekem my son hath pleasure in your daughter; give her now to him to wife.
PAL 34:8 And Hamor spake with them, saying, The soul of Shekem my son delighteth in your daughter: give her, I pray, to him to wife;
 
GENESIS 34:9
JPS 34:9 And make ye marriages with us; give your daughters unto us, and take our daughters unto you.
ONK 34:9 And marry with us, and take our daughters to you;
PAL 34:9 and conjoin yourselves by marriage with us. Give your daughters to us, and take our daughters to you;
 
GENESIS 34:10
JPS 34:10 And ye shall dwell with us; and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.'
ONK 34:10 and the land shall be before you; inhabit and do business in it, and possess it.
PAL 34:10 and dwell with us, and the land shall be before you, to dwell where you please and do business in it and possess it.
 
GENESIS 34:11
JPS 34:11 And Shechem said unto her father and unto her brethren: 'Let me find favour in your eyes, and what ye shall say unto me I will give.
ONK 34:11 And Shekem said to her father and to her brethren, Let me find favour in your eyes, and what you shall tell me I will give.
PAL 34:11 And Shekem said to her father and to her brethren, Let me find grace(86) in your sight, and what you shall tell me I will give.
 
GENESIS 34:12
JPS 34:12 Ask me never so much dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say unto me; but give me the damsel to wife.'
ONK 34:12 Multiply upon me dowry and present, and I will give as you may tell me; but give me the damsel to wife.
PAL 34:12 Multiply upon me greatly dowry and gift, and I will give as you shall tell me; only give me the damsel to wife.
JER 34:12 Dotation and marriage portion.
 
GENESIS 34:13
JPS 34:13 And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father with guile, and spoke, because he had defiled Dinah their sister,
ONK 34:13 And the sons of Jakob answered Shekem and Hamor his father, and with subtlety they spake, because he had defiled Dinah their sister.
PAL 34:13 But the sons of Jakob answered Shekem and Hamor his father with subtilty, and so spake, because he had polluted Dinah their sister,
 
GENESIS 34:14
JPS 34:14 and said unto them: 'We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach unto us.
ONK 34:14 And they said to them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to a man uncircumcised; for that (would be) a reproach to us.
PAL 34:14 and said to them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to a man who is uucircumcised, because that would be a disgrace to us.
 
GENESIS 34:15
JPS 34:15 Only on this condition will we consent unto you: if ye will be as we are, that every male of you be circumcised;
ONK 34:15 Nevertheless in this we will agree with you, if you will be as we are, by circumcising every male among you,
PAL 34:15 But in this we will accede to you, if you will be as we are by circumcising every male.
 
GENESIS 34:16
JPS 34:16 then will we give our daughters unto you, and we will take your daughters to us, and we will dwell with you, and we will become one people.
ONK 34:16 and we will give our daughters to you, and your daughters will we take to us, and will dwell with you and be one people.
PAL 34:16 And we will give our daughters to you, and will take your daughters to us, and dwell with you, and be one people.
 
GENESIS 34:17
JPS 34:17 But if ye will not hearken unto us, to be circumcised; then will we take our daughter, and we will be gone.'
ONK 34:17 But if you will not consent to us to be circumcised, we will take our daughter and go.
PAL 34:17 But if you will not hearken to us to be circumcised, we will take our daughter by force and will go.
 
GENESIS 34:18
JPS 34:18 And their words pleased Hamor, and Shechem Hamor's son.
ONK 34:18 And their words were pleasing in the eyes of Hamor, and in the eyes of Shekem the son of Hamor.
PAL 34:18 And their words were pleasing in the eyes of Hamor, and in the eyes of Shekem the son of Hamor.
 
GENESIS 34:19
JPS 34:19 And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter. And he was honoured above all the house of his father.
ONK 34:19 And the young man delayed not to do the thing, because he delighted in the daughter of Jakob, and he was more honourable than all his father's house.
PAL 34:19 And the young man delayed not to do the thing; because he wished for the daughter of Jakob; and he was more honourable than all his father's house.
 
GENESIS 34:20
JPS 34:20 And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their city, and spoke with the men of their city, saying:
ONK 34:20 And Hamor came, and Shekem his son, to the gate of the city, and spake to the men of the city, saying,
PAL 34:20 And Hamor and Shekem his son came to the gate of their city, and spake with the men of the gate of their city, saying,
 
GENESIS 34:21
JPS 34:21 'These men are peaceable with us; therefore let them dwell in the land, and trade therein; for, behold, the land is large enough for them; let us take their daughters to us for wives, and let us give them our daughters.
ONK 34:21 These men are friendly(166) with us, and they may dwell in the land, and do business in it,(167) and the land, behold, it is wide (on both) hands before them; their daughters we will take to us for wives, and our daughters we will give to them.
PAL 34:21 These men are friendly with us; and they may dwell in the land and do business in it; and the land, behold, it is broad (in) limits before them; let us take their daughters to us for wives, and give our daughters to them.
 
GENESIS 34:22
JPS 34:22 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.
ONK 34:22 Only in this will the men agree with us to dwell with us, to be one people, in every male of us being circumcised, as they are circumcised.
PAL 34:22 But in this only will the men accede to us, to dwell with us, and to be one people, by every male of us being circumcised as they are.
 
GENESIS 34:23
JPS 34:23 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.'
ONK 34:23 Their flocks, and their possessions, and all their cattle, will they not be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with us.
PAL 34:23 Their flocks, and their substance, and all their cattle, will they not be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will dwell with us.
 
GENESIS 34:24
JPS 34:24 And unto Hamor and unto Shechem his son hearkened all that went out of the gate of his city; and every male was circumcised, all that went out of the gate of his city.
ONK 34:24 And every one who went out of the gate of his city received of Hamor and of Shekem his son, and they were circumcised, every male, every one who went out of the gate of his city.
PAL 34:24 And all they who came out of the gate of his city received from Hamor and from Shekem his son; and they circumcised every male, all who came out of the gate of the city.
 
GENESIS 34:25
JPS 34:25 And it came to pass on the third day, when they were in pain, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city unawares, and slew all the males.
ONK 34:25 And it was on the third day, when their pains were strong upon them,(168) that the two sons of Jakob, Shemeon and Levi, the brothers of Dinah, took each man his sword, and came upon the city, which dwelt in security, and slew every male,
PAL 34:25 And it was on the third day, when they were weak from the pain of their circumcision, two of the sons of Jakob, Shimeon and Levi, the brothers of Dinah, took each man his sword, and came upon the city, which was dwelling securely, and killed every male.
 
GENESIS 34:26
JPS 34:26 And they slew Hamor and Shechem his son with the edge of the sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem's house, and went forth.
ONK 34:26 and Hamor and Shekem his son they killed with the edge of the sword. And they brought Dinah out of the house of Shekem, and went.
PAL 34:26 And Hamor and Shekem his son they killed with the edge of the sword; and they took Dinah from the house of Shekem, and went forth.
 
GENESIS 34:27
JPS 34:27 The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city, because they had defiled their sister.
ONK 34:27 And the sons of Jakob came up to the spoil of the slain, and sacked the town, because they had defiled their sister.
PAL 34:27 And the rest of the sons of Jakob came to the spoil of the slain, and they sacked the city because they had polluted their sister in the midst of it.
 
GENESIS 34:28
JPS 34:28 They took their flocks and their herds and their asses, and that which was in the city and that which was in the field;
ONK 34:28 Their sheep, and their oxen, and their asses, and all that was in the city and the field, they took.
PAL 34:28 Their flocks, and oxen, and asses, and whatever was in the city or in the field they spoiled;
 
GENESIS 34:29
JPS 34:29 and all their wealth, and all their little ones and their wives, took they captive and spoiled, even all that was in the house.
ONK 34:29 And all their substance, and all their little ones, and their wives, they captured and spoiled, and all which was in the house.
PAL 34:29 and all their wealth and all their little ones they took and spoiled, and all that was in the houses.
 
GENESIS 34:30
JPS 34:30 And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi: 'Ye have troubled me, to make me odious unto the inhabitants of the land, even unto the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and, I being few in number, they will gather themselves together against me and smite me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.'
ONK 34:30 And Jakob said to Shemeon and Levi, You have troubled me, in putting strife between me and the inhabitants of the land, the Kenaanites and the Perrezites, and I a people (few) for number; and they will gather against me, and smite me, and I shall perish, I and the men of my house.
PAL 34:30 And Jakob said to Shimeon and Levi, You have made my name to go forth as evil among the inhabitants of the land, among the Kenaanites and Pherezites. And I am a people of (small) number, and they will gather together against me, and destroy me and the men of my house.
 
GENESIS 34:31
JPS 34:31 And they said: 'Should one deal with our sister as with a harlot?'
ONK 34:31 And they said, As with an outcast should he deal with our sister?
PAL 34:31 And Shimeon and Levi answered, It would not have been fit to be said in the congregations of Israel that the uncircumcised polluted the virgin, and the worshippers of idols debased the daughter of Jakob; but it is fit that it should be said, The uncircumcised were slain on account of the virgin, and the worshippers of idols on account of the daughter of Jakob. Shekem bar Hamor will not (now) deride us with his words; for as a whorish woman and an outcast who hath no avenger would he have made our sister, if we had not done this thing.
JER 34:31 The two sons of Jakob answered together, and said to Israel their father, It would not be fit to be said in the congregations of Israel, in their house of instruction, that the uncircumcised polluted the virgin, and the worshippers of idols the daughter of Jakob; but it is fit that it be said in the congregations of Israel and in their house of instruction, that the uncircumcised were put to death for the sake of the virgin, and the worshippers of idols because they had defiled Dinah the daughter of Jakob. And Shekem bar Hamor will not boast in his heart and say, As a woman who hath no man to avenge her injury, so hath Dinah the daughter of Jakob been made. And they said, As an impure woman and an outcast would he have accounted our sister.
 
Genesis 33 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Genesis 35

 

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