And Jacob dwelt in the land where his father sojourned -- in the land of Canaan.
These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, fed a the flock with his brethren; and he was doing service with b the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives. And Joseph brought to his father an evil report of them. c3
And Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was son of his old age; and he made him a vest of many colours. d4
And his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, and they hated him, and could not greet him with friendliness.
And Joseph dreamed a dream, and told [it] to his brethren, and they hated him yet the more.
And he said to them, Hear, I pray you, this dream, which I have dreamt: