Jacob lived in g the land of his father's sojournings, in the land of Canaan.
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 h a bad report of them to their father.
Now Israel loved Joseph more than any other of his sons, because he was i the son of his old age. And he made him j a robe of many colors.
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.
Now Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers they hated him even more.
He said to them, "Hear this dream that I have dreamed:
Behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and behold, k my sheaf arose and stood upright. And behold, your sheaves gathered around it and l bowed down to my sheaf."
His brothers said to him, "Are you indeed to reign over us? Or are you indeed to rule over us?" So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words.
Then he dreamed another dream and told it to his brothers and said, "Behold, I have dreamed another dream. Behold, the sun, the moon, and eleven stars were bowing down to me."
But when he told it to his father and to his brothers, his father rebuked him and said to him, "What is this dream that you have dreamed? Shall I and m your mother and your brothers indeed come n to bow ourselves to the ground before you?"
And o his brothers were jealous of him, p but his father kept the saying in mind.
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For their possessions were too great for them to dwell together. The land of their sojournings could not support them because of their livestock.
1 Samuel 2:23 - 24
And he said to them, "Why do you do such things? For I hear of your evil dealings from all the people.
And we said to my lord, 'We have a father, an old man, and a young brother, the child of his old age. His brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother's children, and his father loves him.
So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe, the robe of many colors that he wore.
And they sent the robe of many colors and brought it to their father and said, "This we have found; please identify whether it is your son's robe or not.
Now Joseph was governor over the land. He was the one who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph's brothers came and bowed themselves before him with their faces to the ground.
And Joseph remembered the dreams that he had dreamed of them. And he said to them, "You are spies; you have come to see the nakedness of the land.
When Joseph came home, they brought into the house to him the present that they had with them and bowed down to him to the ground.
When Judah and his brothers came to Joseph's house, he was still there. They fell before him to the ground.
And as her soul was departing (for she was dying), she called his name Ben-oni; but his father called him Benjamin.
Behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and behold, my sheaf arose and stood upright. And behold, your sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to my sheaf.
Then he dreamed another dream and told it to his brothers and said, "Behold, I have dreamed another dream. Behold, the sun, the moon, and eleven stars were bowing down to me.
And the patriarchs, jealous of Joseph, sold him into Egypt; but God was with him
But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.
And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them. And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart.