=She'chem, (q.v.), Gen. 12:6.
The common conjecture has been that the town of sichem is intended, but this is rightly rejected by Delitzsch, and Ewald.
Wasn't that what Abimelech did when he couldn't get round the people of sichem any other way?'
And vnto Hemor and sichem his sonne harkened all that went out at the gate of his cyte.
And his concubine, that he had in sichem, bore him a son, whose name was Abimelech.
And Roboam went to sichem: for thither were all Israel come together to make him king.
Then Hemor the father of sichem went out vnto Iacob/ to comẽ with him.
Israel said to him: Thy brethren feed the sheep in sichem: come, I will send thee to them.
Another difficulty is, that in one place it is said that Abraham bought this field in Hebron, and in another at sichem.
The people from sichem declined to eat turtles, out of deference to the dove Azima.
He went from a country which is called idolatrous to another idolatrous country named sichem, in Palestine.