Parallel Bible results for Genesis 37:1-6

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Genesis 37:1-6

ESV 1 Jacob lived in the land of his father's sojournings, in the land of Canaan. NIV 1 Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. ESV 2 These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was pasturing the flock with his brothers. He was a boy with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. And Joseph brought a bad report of them to their father. 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. ESV 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than any other of his sons, because he was the son of his old age. And he made him a robe of many colors. 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. ESV 4 But when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not speak peacefully 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. ESV 5 Now Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers they hated him even more. NIV 5 Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more. ESV 6 He said to them, "Hear this dream that I have dreamed: NIV 6 He said to them, "Listen to this dream I had: