Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he begat him in his old age and he made him a coat of many [a]colors.

So when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, then they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.

¶ And Joseph [b]dreamed a dream, and told his brethren, who hated him so much the more.

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  1. Genesis 37:3 Or, pieces.
  2. Genesis 37:5 God revealed to him by a dream what should come to pass.

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