Ya'akov continued living in the land where his father had lived as a foreigner, the land of Kena'an.
Here is the history of Ya'akov. When Yosef was seventeen years old he used to pasture the flock with his brothers, even though he was still a boy. Once when he was with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives, he brought a bad report about them to their father.
Now Isra'el loved Yosef the most of all his children, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a long-sleeved robe.
When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they began to hate him and reached the point where they couldn't even talk with him in a civil manner.
Yosef had a dream which he told his brothers, and that made them hate him all the more.
He said to them, "Listen while I tell you about this dream of mine.