Parallel Bible results for Genesis 37:1-4

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Genesis 37:1-4

NIV 1 Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. NIV 1 Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. NIV 2 This is the account of Jacob. 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. NIV 2 This is the account of Jacob. 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. NIV 3 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 a richly ornamented robe for him. NIV 3 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 a richly ornamented robe for him. NIV 4 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. NIV 4 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.