Genesis 37:1-6 LEB

The Dreams of Joseph

1 And Jacob settled in the land of the sojourning of his father, in the land of Canaan.

References for Genesis 37:1

      2 These [are] the generationsa of Jacob. Joseph, [being] seventeen years old, was shepherding the flock with his brothers. Now he [was] a helper with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, the wives of his father. And Joseph brought a bad report of them to his father.

      References for Genesis 37:2

        • ʪ 37:2 - Or "family records"
          3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, for he [was] a son of his old age. And he made a robe with long sleevesb for him.

          References for Genesis 37:3

            • ʫ 37:3 - Or "of many colors"
              4 When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and were not able to speak peaceably to him.
              5 And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told [it] to his brothers. And {they hated him even more}.c

              References for Genesis 37:5

                • ʬ 37:5 - Literally "they added still to hate him"
                  6 And he said to them, "Listen now to this dream that I dreamed.