Genesis 37:31
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New International Version
Then they got Joseph's robe, slaughtered a goat and dipped the robe in the blood.

King James Bible
And they took Joseph's coat, and killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the coat in the blood;

Darby Bible Translation
And they took Joseph's vest, and slaughtered a buck of the goats, and dipped the vest in the blood;

World English Bible
They took Joseph's coat, and killed a male goat, and dipped the coat in the blood.

Young's Literal Translation
And they take the coat of Joseph, and slaughter a kid of the goats, and dip the coat in the blood,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The child is not; and I, whither shall I go? - The words in the original are very plaintive, הילד איננו ואני אנה אני בא haiyeled einennu, vaani anah, ani ba!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 37:3,23 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...

Proverbs 28:13 He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.

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Joseph, the Prime Minister
'And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is? And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art: Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou. And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt. And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Talmage -- a Bloody Monster
Thomas De Witt Talmage was born at Bound Brook, N.J., in 1832. For many years he preached to large and enthusiastic congregations at the Brooklyn Tabernacle. At one time six hundred newspapers regularly printed his sermons. He was a man of great vitality, optimistic by nature, and particularly popular with young people. His voice was rather high and unmusical, but his distinct enunciation and earnestness of manner gave a peculiar attraction to his pulpit oratory. His rhetoric has been criticized
Grenville Kleiser—The world's great sermons, Volume 8

Cross References
Genesis 37:3
Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an ornate robe for him.

Genesis 37:23
So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe--the ornate robe he was wearing--

Genesis 37:32
They took the ornate robe back to their father and said, "We found this. Examine it to see whether it is your son's robe."

Genesis 44:28
One of them went away from me, and I said, "He has surely been torn to pieces." And I have not seen him since.

Genesis 45:26
They told him, "Joseph is still alive! In fact, he is ruler of all Egypt." Jacob was stunned; he did not believe them.

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