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Hamor

Meaning: he-ass

a Hivite from whom Jacob purchased the plot of ground in which Joseph was afterwards buried (Genesis 33:19). He is called “Emmor” in Acts 7:16

His son Shechem founded the city of that name which Simeon and Levi destroyed because of his crime in the matter of Dinah, Jacob’s daughter (Genesis 34:20). Hamor and Shechem were also slain (verse 26).