Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan.
References for Genesis 37:1
This is the account of Jacob’s family line. Joseph, a young man of seventeen, was tending the flocks with his brothers, the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives, and he brought their father a bad report about them.
References for Genesis 37:2
Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an ornate robe for him.
References for Genesis 37:3
When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated him and could not speak a kind word to him.
References for Genesis 37:4
Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more.
References for Genesis 37:5
He said to them, “Listen to this dream I had: