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Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt.

Bible References


Genesis 37:25
And they will sit down to eat bread, and they will lift up their eyes, and will see, and behold travellers, Ishmaelites come from Gilead, and their camels bearing perfumes and balsam and myrrh, going to carry down to Egypt
Genesis 25:2
And she will bring forth to him, Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah.
Exodus 2:16
And to the priest of Midian, seven daughters: and they will come and will draw and fill the watering troughs to water the sheep of their father.
Numbers 25:15
And the woman's name being smitten, the Midianitess, Cozbi, daughter of Zur, head of a people, he of the house of a father in Median.
Numbers 31:2
Avenge the avenging of the sons of Israel of the Midianites: afterwards thou shalt be gathered to thy people.
Judges 6:1
And the sons of Israel will do evil in the eyes of Jehovah, and Jehovah will give them into the hand of Midian seven years.
Psalm 83:9
Do to them as Midian, as Sisera, as Jabin, at the torrent Bison:
Isaiah 60:6
An abundance of camels shall cover thee, the young camels of Midian and Ephah; all they from Seba shall come: they shall lift up gold and frankincense; they shall announce good news, the praises of Jehovah.


Genesis 45:4
And Joseph will say to his brethren, Come near now to me: and they will come near, and he will say, I am Joseph, your brother, whom ye sold me into Egypt
Psalm 105:17
He sent a man before them, Joseph, for a servant was he sold:
Zechariah 11:12
And saying to them, If good in your eyes, give ye my hire; and if not, desist. And they will weigh my hire, thirty of silver.
Matthew 26:15
Said, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him to you? and they placed to him thirty silver coins.
Matthew 27:9
Then was completed that having been spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying, And they took the thirty silver coins, the price of him prized, whom they from the sons of Israel prized;
Acts 7:9
And the patriarchs having been jealous, sold Joseph into Egypt: but God was with him,

General references

Genesis 49:23
This adversary will embitter him, and the lords of the arrows will lie in wait.
Exodus 21:32
If the ox shall push a servant, or a maid, he shall give thirty shekels of silver to his lord, and the ox shall be stoned.
Judges 8:6
And the chiefs of Succoth will say, Is the hand of Zebah and Zalmunna now in thy hand that bread was given to thine army?