Dinah

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Dinah (דִּינָה "Judged; vindicated", Standard Hebrew Dina, Tiberian Hebrew Dīnāh), mentioned in the Book of Genesis, is the daughter of Jacob and Leah and the sister of Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, Joseph, and Benjamin.

She is alluded to only briefly in the Bible in a story known as "The Rape of Dinah". The prince of Shechem makes love to her and then sends to Jacob with the bride-price and news of the marriage between the Hebrew patriarch's daughter and the prince. After deliberation with his sons, Jacob concedes to the marriage on the condition that the prince and all the men of Shechem agree to be circumcised.

On the day when all the men of the city were recovering from the circumcisions, the sons of Jacob went into the city and slew every man they found. When Jacob asked them about it, they only complained that their sister had been treated as a harlot.

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