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3 Jacob loved Joseph more than he did any of his other sons, because Joseph was born after Jacob was very old. Jacob had given Joseph a fancy coat[a] 4 to show that he was his favorite son, and so Joseph’s brothers hated him and would not be friendly to him.
5 One day, Joseph told his brothers what he had dreamed, and they hated him even more.Read full chapter
- 37.3,23 fancy coat: Or “a coat of many colors” or “a coat with long sleeves.”