Genesis 37:31-36 NIV

31 Then they got Joseph's robe,1 slaughtered a goat and dipped the robe in the blood.2

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      32 They took the ornamented robe3 back to their father and said, "We found this. Examine it to see whether it is your son's robe."

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          33 He recognized it and said, "It is my son's robe! Some ferocious animal4 has devoured him. Joseph has surely been torn to pieces."5

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          34 Then Jacob tore his clothes,6 put on sackcloth7 and mourned for his son many days.8

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          35 All his sons and daughters came to comfort him,9 but he refused to be comforted.10 "No," he said, "in mourning will I go down to the gravea11 to my son.12" So his father wept for him.

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          36 Meanwhile, the Midianitesb13 sold Joseph14 in Egypt to Potiphar, one of Pharaoh's officials, the captain of the guard.15

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            • d 37:36 - Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac (see also verse 28); Masoretic Text "Medanites"