Genesis 37:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they hated him and could not speak to him on friendly terms.

King James Version

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

International Standard Version

When Joseph's brothers realized that their father loved him more than all of his brothers, they hated him so much that they were unable to speak politely to him.

A Conservative Version

And his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers. And they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

But when his brothers saw that their father loved [Joseph] more than all of his brothers, they hated him and could not say, Peace [in friendly greeting] to him or speak peaceably to him.

Bible in Basic English

And because his brothers saw that Joseph was dearer to his father than all the others, they were full of hate for him, and would not say a kind word to him.

Darby Translation

And his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, and they hated him, and could not greet him with friendliness.

Holman Bible

When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not bring themselves to speak peaceably to him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And his brethren will see that their father loved him above all his brethren, and they will hate him, and will not be able to speak to him for peace.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and were not able to speak peaceably to him.

Modern King James verseion

And when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him and could not speak one kind word unto him.

NET Bible

When Joseph's brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated Joseph and were not able to speak to him kindly.

New Heart English Bible

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, and they hated him, and couldn't speak peaceably to him.

New simplified Bible

Joseph's brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them. They hated Joseph and could not speak to him in a friendly way.

The Emphasized Bible

So his brethren saw that their father loved him, more than any of his brethren, and they hated him, and could not bid him prosper,

Webster

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

World English Bible

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, and they hated him, and couldn't speak peaceably to him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and his brethren see that their father hath loved him more than any of his brethren, and they hate him, and have not been able to speak to him peaceably.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

him, and could
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

not speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

References

Easton

Context Readings

Joseph's Dreams

3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a varicolored tunic. 4 His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they hated him and could not speak to him on friendly terms. 5 Then Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more.


Cross References

Genesis 27:41

So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob."

Genesis 49:23

"The archers bitterly attacked him, And shot at him and harassed him;

1 Samuel 17:28

Now Eliab his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab's anger burned against David and he said, "Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your insolence and the wickedness of your heart; for you have come down in order to see the battle."

Genesis 4:5

but for Cain and for his offering He had no regard So Cain became very angry and his countenance fell.

Genesis 37:5

Then Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more.

Genesis 37:11

His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the saying in mind.

Genesis 37:18-24

When they saw him from a distance and before he came close to them, they plotted against him to put him to death.

1 Samuel 16:12-13

So he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy, with beautiful eyes and a handsome appearance And the LORD said, "Arise, anoint him; for this is he."

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous and strong, And many are those who hate me wrongfully.

Psalm 69:4

Those who hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head; Those who would destroy me are powerful, being wrongfully my enemies; What I did not steal, I then have to restore.

John 7:3-5

Therefore His brothers said to Him, "Leave here and go into Judea, so that Your disciples also may see Your works which You are doing.

John 15:18-19

"If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.

Titus 3:3

For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.

1 John 2:11

But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

1 John 3:10

By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.

1 John 3:12

not as Cain, who was of the evil one and slew his brother And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother's were righteous.

1 John 4:20

If someone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.



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