5 Then Joseph 1had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more *.

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6 He said to them, "Please listen to this dream which I have had;

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    • e 37:6 - Lit "dreamed"
      7 for behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and lo, my sheaf rose up and also stood erect; and behold, your sheaves gathered around and 2bowed down to my sheaf."

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      8 Then his brothers said to him, "3Are you actually going to reign over us? Or are you really going to rule over us?" So they hated him even more * for his dreams and for his words.

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      9 Now he had still another dream, and related it to his brothers, and said, "Lo, I have had still another dream; and behold, the sun and the moon and eleven * stars were bowing down to me."

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        • f 37:9 - Lit "dreamed"
        • g 37:9 - Lit "dreamed"
          10 He related it to his father and to his brothers; and his father rebuked him and said to him, "What is this dream that you have had? Shall I and your mother and 4your brothers actually come to bow ourselves down before you to the ground?"

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          11 5His brothers were jealous of him, but his father 6kept the saying in mind.

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