Now Jacoblived in 1the landawhere his father had sojourned, in the land of Canaan.
2These are the records of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, when 2seventeenyears of age, was pasturing the flock with his brothers while he was still a youth, along with 3the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father'swives. And Josephbrought back a 4badreport about them to their father.
Now IsraellovedJosephmorethanall his sons, because he was 5the son of his oldage; and he made him a b6varicoloredtunic.
His brotherssaw that their fatherloved him morethanall his brothers; and so they 7hated him and could not speak to him con friendlyterms.
Then Josephd8had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him evenmore .
He said to them, "Pleaselisten to thisdreamwhich I have ehad;