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,
Genesis 37:31 Parallel
CommentaryClarke'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!
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'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
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.
So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe--the ornate robe he was wearing--
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."
One of them went away from me, and I said, "He has surely been torn to pieces." And I have not seen him since.
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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