1And I said to my father, Do not be angry, sir, for by you the Lord will destroy the Canaanites and give their land to you and your descendants after you. 2For from to-day Shechem will be called a city of imbeciles; for as a man mocks a fool, so did we make 3a mockery of them, because they had indeed committed an outrage 1 Lit. ‘folly’. in Israel by defiling our sister. 4And we took our sister away from there and departed and came to Bethel.
1 Lit. ‘folly’.