Parallel Bible results for Genesis 37:1-6

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Genesis 37:1-6

NAS 1 Now Jacob lived in the land where his father had sojourned, in the land of Canaan. NIV 1 Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. NAS 2 These are the records of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, when seventeen years of age, was pasturing the flock with his brothers while he was still a youth, along with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives. And Joseph brought back a bad report about 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. NAS 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a varicolored tunic. 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. NAS 4 His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they hated him and could not speak to him on friendly terms. 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. NAS 5 Then 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. NAS 6 He said to them, "Please listen to this dream which I have had; NIV 6 He said to them, "Listen to this dream I had: