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Genesis 34 - Outline

v1
Dinah was in the wrong place at the wrong time
v2
Shechem might have thought he just did "one little sin," but it ended up creating a huge fiasco
v3-4
Shechem got things in the wrong order: first he took Dinah, and then he asked about marrying her
v5-12
Shechem and his father Hamor came to Jacob and his sons, and asked them for Dinah
v13-17
Jacob's sons were angry, so they deceitfully promised to give Dinah if all of the men in the city would get circumcised
v18-24
Shechem and Hamor convinced all of the men in the city to get circumcised, playing on their greed, and promising them all of Jacob's stuff (v23)
v25-29
when the men were sore from getting circumcised, Simeon and Levi massacred the city and took everything
v30-31
Jacob rebuked his sons for ruining the family reputation
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