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Genesis 37:3-4New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a [a]varicolored tunic. His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they hated him and could not speak to him [b]on friendly terms.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 37:3 Or full-length robe
  2. Genesis 37:4 Lit in peace
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Genesis 37:3-4Amplified Bible (AMP)

Now Israel (Jacob) loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a [distinctive] [a]multicolored tunic. His brothers saw that their father loved Joseph more than all of his brothers; so they hated him and could not [find it within themselves to] speak to him on friendly terms.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 37:3 The meaning of this word is uncertain; some sources indicate that it refers to a long-sleeved tunic that reaches the ankles, essentially a light robe. In any case, the tunic was a visible reminder to Joseph’s brothers of their father’s favoritism toward him.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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