Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.

Holman Bible

Now Israel loved Joseph more than his other sons because Joseph was a son [born to him] in his old age, and he made a robe of many colors for him.

International Standard Version

When Joseph was seventeen years old, he was helping his brothers tend their flocks. He was a young man at that time, as were the children of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. But Joseph would come back and tell his father that his brothers were doing bad things. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his brothers, since he was born to him in his old age, so he had made a richly-embroidered tunic for him.

A Conservative Version

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age. And he made for him a coat of many colors.

American Standard Version

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colors.

Amplified

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children because he was the son of his old age, and he made him a [distinctive] long tunic with sleeves.

Bible in Basic English

Now the love which Israel had for Joseph was greater than his love for all his other children, because he got him when he was an old man: and he had a long coat made for him.

Darby Translation

And Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was son of his old age; and he made him a vest of many colours.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his other sons because he was the son of his old age, and he made him a coat of many colours.

Julia Smith Translation

And Israel loved Joseph above all his sons, for to him he was the son of old age: and he made for him a tunic (reaching to the soles of the feet).

King James 2000

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colors.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, for he [was] a son of his old age. And he made a robe with long sleeves for him.

Modern King James verseion

And Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age. And he made him a tunic reaching to the soles of his feet.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he begat him in his old age, and he made him a coat of many colors.

NET Bible

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons because he was a son born to him late in life, and he made a special tunic for him.

New Heart English Bible

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age, and he made him a coat of many colors.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Israel, loved Joseph more than any of his sons, because he was to him, the son of his old age, and he had made him, a long tunic.

Webster

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colors.

World English Bible

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age, and he made him a coat of many colors.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Israel hath loved Joseph more than any of his sons, for he is a son of his old age, and hath made for him a long coat;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

of his old age
זקן 
Zaqun 
Usage: 4

and he made

Usage: 0

כּתּנת כּתנת 
K@thoneth 
Usage: 29

Context Readings

Joseph's Dreams

2 These are the records of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, when seventeen years of age, was pasturing the flock with his brothers while he was still a youth, along with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives And Joseph brought back a bad report about them to their father. 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.


Cross References

Genesis 37:23

So it came about, when Joseph reached his brothers, that they stripped Joseph of his tunic, the varicolored tunic that was on him;

Genesis 37:32

and they sent the varicolored tunic and brought it to their father and said, "We found this; please examine it to see whether it is your son's tunic or not."

2 Samuel 13:18

Now she had on a long-sleeved garment; for in this manner the virgin daughters of the king dressed themselves in robes. Then his attendant took her out and locked the door behind her.

Genesis 44:20-30

"We said to my lord, 'We have an old father and a little child of his old age Now his brother is dead, so he alone is left of his mother, and his father loves him.'

Judges 5:30

'Are they not finding, are they not dividing the spoil? A maiden, two maidens for every warrior; To Sisera a spoil of dyed work, A spoil of dyed work embroidered, Dyed work of double embroidery on the neck of the spoiler?'

Psalm 45:13-14

The King's daughter is all glorious within; Her clothing is interwoven with gold.

Ezekiel 16:16

"You took some of your clothes, made for yourself high places of various colors and played the harlot on them, which should never come about nor happen.

John 3:35

"The Father loves the Son and has given all things into His hand.

John 13:22-23

The disciples began looking at one another, at a loss to know of which one He was speaking.



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