Genesis 37:1-7 CSB

Joseph's Dreams

1 Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan.

References for Genesis 37:1

      2 These are the family records of Jacob. At 17 years of age, Joseph tended sheep with his brothers. The young man [was working] with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives,a and he brought a bad report about them to their father.

      References for Genesis 37:2

        • a 37:2 - Gn 30:1-13
          3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than his other sons because Joseph was a son [born to him] in his old age, and he made a robe of many colorsb for him.

          References for Genesis 37:3

            • b 37:3 - Or robe with long sleeves
              4 When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not bring themselves to speak peaceably to him.
              5 Then Joseph had a dream. When he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more.
              6 He said to them, "Listen to this dream I had:
              7 There we were, binding sheaves of grain in the field. Suddenly my sheaf stood up, and your sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to my sheaf."