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The Significance of Shechem. In Hebrew shechem means “shoulder,” an apt description of the town’s location in the narrow valley between Mt. Gerizim and Mt.
Ebal, approximately 40 miles (65 km.) north of Jerusalem. Today the world calls it Nablus, a Palestinian Authority city in the so-called West Bank and destined to become Judenrein, “clean of Jews,” in a future Palestinian state.
The fact that assemblies of the people were held at Shechem has suggested to many scholars that Shechem rather than Shiloh (q.v.) was the center of an amphictyonic league (cf. Noth, The History of Israel ). It has also been argued that Shechem served as the military and political center while Shiloh was the religious center.
In the Book of Genesis, Dinah (/ ˈ d iː n ə /; Hebrew: דִּינָה, Modern: Dina, Tiberian: Dînā, "judged; vindicated") was the daughter of Jacob, one of the patriarchs of the Israelites, and Leah, his first episode of her violation by Shechem, son of a Canaanite or Hivite prince, and the subsequent vengeance of her brothers Simeon and Levi, commonly referred to as the rape of Parents: Jacob (father), Leah (mother).
Shechem. A Canaanite prince, at the town of the same name, who abducted Dinah the daughter of Jacob, Shechem book was soon afterwards treacherously slain, with many of his people, by Simeon and Levi, Genesis 2.
Shechem. shoulder. The Shechem book of Hamor the Hivite (Genesis ; 34). A descendant of Manasseh (Numbers ; Joshua ).
A city in Samaria (Genesis ), called also Sichem (), Sychem (Acts ).It stood in the narrow sheltered valley between Ebal on the north and Gerizim on the south, these mountains at their base being only some yards apart.
Genesis | View whole chapter | See verse in context 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.
Genesis | View whole chapter | See verse in context And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem 's father, for an hundred. The book presents the results of a Shechem book and detailed archaeological survey in the area of ancient Shechem and Samaria.
This survey is being conducted sinceand it relates to some square kilometers of the heartland of the central hill country of Israel/Palestine. It is a detailed and thorough archaeological and historical work, which deals with the most important area for Biblical.
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Campbell Jr. The Secret of Shechem. And Shechem book wrote these words in the Book of the Law of God. And he took a large stone and Shechem book it up there under Shechem book terebinth that was by the sanctuary of the Lord.
And Joshua said to all the people, “Behold, this stone shall be a witness against us, for it has heard all the words of the Lord that he spoke to us.
Shechem (back or shoulder). An important city in central Palestine, in the valley between mounts Ebal and Gerizim, 34 miles north of Jerusalem and 7 miles southeast of Samaria.
Its present name, Nablus, is a corruption of Neapolis, which succeeded the more ancient Shechem, and received its new name from Vespasian. On coins still extant it is. The book of Genesis records that Abram and Jacob both visit Shechem at different times in history. In between these visits, Shechem apparently grew and developed substantially.
In Genesiswhen Abraham visits Shechem, it is called a place, but when Jacob returns there in Genesisaround BC, it is called a city. Unfortunately, most Bible studies of events at or near Shechem, and commentaries on the Book of John, omit Shechem’s pivotal role in Bible history and how it fit into God’s salvation plan.
The narrow pass where ancient Shechem is located at the modern city of Nablus, view west. Gerizim is on the left and Mt. Ebal on the right. Genesis 34 New Life Version (NLV) Dinah and Shechem. 34 Now Leah’s daughter Dinah, who was born to Jacob, went out to visit the women of the land.
2 And she was seen by Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the ruler of the land. He took her and made her lay with him, and she was put to shame. 3 He had much desire for Dinah the daughter of Jacob. He loved the girl and spoke kind words to her.
Shechem book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for : G. Ernest Wright. Related Websites. Shechem. Shechem (Nablus) (Jewish Virtual Library) A lengthy article describing the archaeology and history of the ancient city.
Read the same article here on. Shechem: Its Archaeological and Contextual Significance (Bible Archaeology) A nice discussion of the archaeology around Shechem, from the Spring issue of Bible and Spade, written by David G. OT Survey, Israel in Canaan, Test.
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Shechem. Joshua called Israel together at Shechem. and renewed with them the covenant. El-elohe-Israel. the mighty God of Israel the author of the book bearing his. Shechem (shĕk`əm, shē`–), in the Bible. 1 Hivite prince. 2 Manassite m (shē`kəm), town, central ancient Palestine, the modern Tell Balatan, between Mts.
Gerizim and Ebal, near NablusNablus, Heb. Shechem, city ( est. pop. ,), the West Bank. It is the market center for a region where wheat and olives are grown and sheep and. Shechem was part of the tribal territory of Manasseh (Josh.
It was also both a city of refuge () and a Levite city, set aside for the Kohathite clan (). Covenant Renewals at Shechem. The book of Joshua records two covenant renewals carried.
Dinah, also spelled Dina, in the Old Testament (Genesis ; 34; ), daughter of Jacob by Leah; Dinah was abducted and raped near the city of Shechem, by Shechem, son of Hamor the Hivite (the Hivites were a Canaanitish people).
Because Shechem then wished to marry Dinah, Hamor suggested to Jacob that their two peoples initiate a policy of commercial and social intercourse. Acts says, "And they were carried back to Shechem and laid in the tomb that Abraham bought for a sum of money from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem," while Joshua says, "they buried at Shechem, in the plot of ground which Jacob had bought from the sons of Hamor the father of Shechem for one hundred pieces of silver.".
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went up to Salem, to the east of Shechem, in peace, 2 in the fourth month. And there they carried off Dinah, the daughter of Jacob, into the house of Shechem, the son of Hamor, the Hivite, the prince of the land, and he lay with her and defiled her, and she was a little girl, a child of twelve years.
Shechem was also where the tragic story of Dinah's violation took place, as described in the Book of Genesis BBE: “But the sons of Jacob gave a false answer to Shechem and Hamor his father, because of what had been done to Dinah their sister.”.
Innovelist Anita Diamant re-imagined Dinah's story in her book, The Red Tent, a New York Times best-seller. In this novel, Dinah is the first-person narrator, and her encounter with Shechem is not rape but consensual sex in anticipation of : Cynthia Astle.
Shechem, also spelled Shekhem, Canaanite city of ancient d near Nāblus, the two cities have been closely—though erroneously—linked for almost 2, years: both rabbinic and early Christian literature commonly equated Nāblus with ancient Shechem, and Nāblus has been called Shekhem in Hebrew to the present.
Shechem was important in ancient Palestine because of its. “Shechem ” means back or shoulder An important city in central Palestine, in the valley between mounts Ebal and Gerizim, 34 miles north of Jerusalem and 7 miles southeast of Samaria. Its present name, Nablus, is a corruption of Neapolis, which succeeded the more ancient Shechem, and received its new name from Vespasian.
Choose Whom You will Serve 25 On that day Joshua made a covenant for the people, and there at Shechem he established for them a statute and ordinance. 26 Joshua recorded these things in the Book of the Law of God. Then he took a large stone and set it up there under the oak that was near the sanctuary of the LORD.
27 And Joshua said to all the people, “You see this stone. After the rape, Shechem puts Dinah in his house (verse 26), probably under guard, and asks his father, Hamor, to arrange a marriage.
Verse 4 shows how "politely" this is done: "So Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, 'Get me this young woman as a wife'"—which sounds like a young man accustomed to getting his own way. Dinah was definitely raped, here's an except from The Book of Correct Record also known as The Book of Jasher: “And in some time after Jacob went away from the borders of the land, and he came to the land of Shalem, that is the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, and he rested in front of the city.
2 And he bought a parcel of the field which was there, from the children of Hamor. Very little progress in the reading of the book of Judges brings us to a passage () which speaks of idolatry as rife in their midst. As Shechem was the first place on record where the patriarchs Abraham and Jacob showed whom they worshipped, so Sychar was the first place where the Lord unfolded the principles of true worship, such as.Shechem E-9 on the Map.
Tel Balata. Shechem was. Dwelt in by Abraham and Jacob Genesis - And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite [was] then in the land. Genesis - 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.However, Jacob does not go all the way to Bethel, but, as we have said, stops on the way and settles in Shechem, about a day’s journey from his appointed destination (–19).
Shechem’s location, in the Promised Land, at the crossroads of trade, made it a convenient choice, helping Jacob to believe he was making his home in a good place.