Now Israel(A) loved Joseph more than any of his other sons,(B) because he had been born to him in his old age;(C) and he made an ornate[a] robe(D) for him.(E) When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated him(F) and could not speak a kind word to him.

Joseph had a dream,(G) and when he told it to his brothers,(H) they hated him all the more.(I)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 37:3 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain; also in verses 23 and 32.

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