Parallel Bible results for Genesis 37:25-35

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Genesis 37:25-35

NIV 25 As they sat down to eat their meal, they looked up and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were loaded with spices, balm and myrrh, and they were on their way to take them down to Egypt. NIV 25 As they sat down to eat their meal, they looked up and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were loaded with spices, balm and myrrh, and they were on their way to take them down to Egypt. NIV 26 Judah said to his brothers, "What will we gain if we kill our brother and cover up his blood? NIV 26 Judah said to his brothers, "What will we gain if we kill our brother and cover up his blood? NIV 27 Come, let's sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him; after all, he is our brother, our own flesh and blood." His brothers agreed. NIV 27 Come, let's sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him; after all, he is our brother, our own flesh and blood." His brothers agreed. NIV 28 So when the Midianite merchants came by, his brothers pulled Joseph up out of the cistern and sold him for twenty shekels of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took him to Egypt. NIV 28 So when the Midianite merchants came by, his brothers pulled Joseph up out of the cistern and sold him for twenty shekels of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took him to Egypt. NIV 29 When Reuben returned to the cistern and saw that Joseph was not there, he tore his clothes. NIV 29 When Reuben returned to the cistern and saw that Joseph was not there, he tore his clothes. NIV 30 He went back to his brothers and said, "The boy isn't there! Where can I turn now?" NIV 30 He went back to his brothers and said, "The boy isn't there! Where can I turn now?" NIV 31 Then they got Joseph's robe, slaughtered a goat and dipped the robe in the blood. NIV 31 Then they got Joseph's robe, slaughtered a goat and dipped the robe in the blood. NIV 32 They took the ornamented robe back to their father and said, "We found this. Examine it to see whether it is your son's robe." NIV 32 They took the ornamented robe back to their father and said, "We found this. Examine it to see whether it is your son's robe." NIV 33 He recognized it and said, "It is my son's robe! Some ferocious animal has devoured him. Joseph has surely been torn to pieces." NIV 33 He recognized it and said, "It is my son's robe! Some ferocious animal has devoured him. Joseph has surely been torn to pieces." NIV 34 Then Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and mourned for his son many days. NIV 34 Then Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and mourned for his son many days. NIV 35 All his sons and daughters came to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. "No," he said, "in mourning will I go down to the grave to my son." So his father wept for him. NIV 35 All his sons and daughters came to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. "No," he said, "in mourning will I go down to the grave to my son." So his father wept for him.