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Passage Lookup: Genesis 37

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Genesis 37:1
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Now Jacob lived in (C1)the land where his father had lived as a stranger, in the land of Canaan.
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Genesis 37:2
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These are the records of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, when he was (C1)seventeen years of age, was pasturing the flock with his brothers, while he was still a youth, along with (C2)the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives. And Joseph brought back a (C3)bad report about them to their father.
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Genesis 37:3
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Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his other sons, because he was (C1)the son of his old age; and he made him a (F1)(C2)multicolored tunic.
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Genesis 37:4
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And his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they (C1)hated him and could not speak to him (F1)on friendly terms.
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Genesis 37:5
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Then Joseph (F1)(C1)had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more.
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Genesis 37:6
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He said to them, "Please listen to this dream which I have (F1)had;
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Genesis 37:7
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for behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and behold, my sheaf stood up and also remained standing; and behold, your sheaves gathered around and (C1)bowed down to my sheaf."
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Genesis 37:8
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Then his brothers said to him, "(C1)Are you actually going to reign over us? Or are you really going to rule over us?" So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words.
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Genesis 37:9
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Then he (F1)had yet another dream, and informed his brothers of it, and said, "Behold, I have (F1)had yet another dream; and behold, the sun and the moon, and eleven stars were bowing down to me."
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Genesis 37:10
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He also told it to his father as well as to his brothers; and his father rebuked him and said to him, "What is this dream that you have (F1)had? Am I and your mother and (C1)your brothers actually going to come to bow down to the ground before you?"
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Genesis 37:11
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And (C1)his brothers were jealous of him, but his father (C2)kept the matter in mind.
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Genesis 37:12
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Then his brothers went to pasture their father's flock in Shechem.
Genesis 37:13
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And Israel said to Joseph, "Are your brothers not pasturing the flock in (C1)Shechem? Come, and I will send you to them." And he said to him, "(F1)I will go."
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Genesis 37:14
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Then he said to him, "Go now and see about the welfare of your brothers and the welfare of the flock, and bring word back to me." So he sent him from the Valley of (C1)Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
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Genesis 37:15
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A man found him, and behold, he was wandering in the field; and the man asked him, "(F1)What are you looking for?"
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Genesis 37:16
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He said, "I am looking for my brothers; please tell me where they are pasturing the flock."
Genesis 37:17
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Then the man said, "They have moved from here; for I heard them say, 'Let's go to (C1)Dothan.'" So Joseph went after his brothers and found them at Dothan.
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Genesis 37:18
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(F1)When they saw him from a distance, and before he came closer to them, they (C1)plotted against him to put him to death.
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Genesis 37:19
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They said to one another, "(F1)Here comes this dreamer!
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Genesis 37:20
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"Now then, come and let's kill him, and throw him into one of the pits; and (C1)we will say, 'A vicious animal devoured him.' Then we will see what will become of his dreams!"
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Genesis 37:21
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But (C1)Reuben heard this and rescued him out of their hands (F1)by saying, "Let's not (F2)take his life."
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Genesis 37:22
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Then Reuben said to them, "Shed no blood. Throw him into this pit that is in the wilderness, but do not lay a hand on him"—so that later he might rescue him out of their hands, to return him to his father.
Genesis 37:23
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So it came about, when Joseph (F1)reached his brothers, that they stripped Joseph of his tunic, the (F2)multicolored tunic that was on him;
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Genesis 37:24
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and they took him and threw him into the pit. Now the pit was empty, without any water in it.
Genesis 37:25
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Then they sat down to eat (F1)a meal. But as they raised their eyes and looked, behold, a caravan of (C1)Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels carrying (C2)labdanum resin, (C3)balsam, and (F2)myrrh, (F3)on their way to bring them down to Egypt.
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Genesis 37:26
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And Judah said to his brothers, "What profit is it for us to kill our brother and (C1)cover up his blood?
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Genesis 37:27
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"(C1)Come, and let's sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him, for he is our brother, our own flesh." And his brothers listened to him.
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Genesis 37:28
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Then some (C1)Midianite traders passed by, so they pulled him out and lifted Joseph out of the pit, and (C2)sold (F1)him to the Ishmaelites for (F2)twenty shekels of silver. So (C3)they brought Joseph into Egypt.
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Genesis 37:29
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Now Reuben returned to the pit, and behold, Joseph was not in the pit; so he (C1)tore his garments.
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Genesis 37:30
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He returned to his brothers and said, "(C1)The boy is not there; as for me, where am I to go?"
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Genesis 37:31
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So (C1)they took Joseph's tunic, and slaughtered a male goat, and dipped the tunic in the blood;
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Genesis 37:32
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and they sent the (F1)multicolored tunic and brought it to their father and said, "We found this; please (F2)examine it to see whether it is your son's tunic or not."
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Genesis 37:33
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Then he (F1)examined it and said, "It is my son's tunic. (C1)A vicious animal has devoured him; (C2)Joseph has surely been torn to pieces!"
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Genesis 37:34
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So Jacob (C1)tore his clothes, and put on a sackcloth undergarment over his waist, and mourned for his son many days.
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Genesis 37:35
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Then all his sons and all his daughters got up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. And he said, "Surely I will (C1)go down to Sheol in mourning for my son." So his father wept for him.
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Genesis 37:36
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Meanwhile, the (F1)Midianites (C1)sold him in Egypt to Potiphar, Pharaoh's officer, the captain of the bodyguard.
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