18 After Jacob came from Paddan Aram,b z he arrived safely at the city of Shechema in Canaan and camped within sight of the city. 19 For a hundred pieces of silver,c he bought from the sons of Hamor,b the father of Shechem,c the plot of groundd where he pitched his tent.e 20 There he set up an altarf and called it El Elohe Israel.d
That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
Hebrew hundred kesitahs; a kesitah was a unit of money of unknown weight and value.
El Elohe Israel can mean El is the God of Israel or mighty is the God of Israel.