Genesis 37:2

Overview - Genesis 37
Joseph is loved by Jacob, but hated by his brethren.
His dreams and the interpretation.
12 Jacob sends him to his brethren, who counsel to slay him.
21 At Reuben's desire they cast him into a pit;
25 and afterwards sell him to the Ishmaelites; while Ruben grieves at not finding him.
31 His coat, covered with blood, is sent to Jacob, who mourns him inordinately.
36 Joseph is brought to Egypt and sold to Potiphar.
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Genesis 37:2  (King James Version)
These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.

the generations
{Toledoth,} the history, narrative, or account of the lives and actions of Jacob and his sons; for in this general sense the original must be taken, as in the whole ensuing history there is no genealogy of Jacob's family.
2:4 5:1 6:9 10:1

Genesis 30:4 Genesis 30:9 Genesis 35:22 Genesis 35:25 Genesis 35:26

evil report
1 Samuel 2:22-24 ; John 7:7 ; 1 Corinthians 1:11 ; 5:1 11:18