New Living Translation
Jacob loved Joseph more than any of his other children because Joseph had been born to him in his old age. So one day Jacob had a special gift made for Joseph--a beautiful robe.
King James 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 colours.
Darby Bible 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.
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.
Young's 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;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
37:3 He made him a coat of divers colours - Which probably was significant of farther honours intended him.
LibraryAppendix 2 Extracts from the Babylon Talmud
Massecheth Berachoth, or Tractate on Benedictions  Mishnah--From what time is the "Shema" said in the evening? From the hour that the priests entered to eat of their therumah  until the end of the first night watch.  These are the words of Rabbi Eliezer. But the sages say: Till midnight. Rabban Gamaliel says: Until the column of the morning (the dawn) rises. It happened, that his sons came back from a banquet. They said to him: "We have not said the Shema.'" He said to them, "If the column …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
So when Joseph arrived, his brothers ripped off the beautiful robe he was wearing.
Then the brothers killed a young goat and dipped Joseph's robe in its blood.
They sent the beautiful robe to their father with this message: "Look at what we found. Doesn't this robe belong to your son?"
And we responded, 'Yes, my lord, we have a father who is an old man, and his youngest son is a child of his old age. His full brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother's children, and his father loves him very much.'
2 Samuel 13:18
So the servant put her out and locked the door behind her. She was wearing a long, beautiful robe, as was the custom in those days for the king's virgin daughters.
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