Genesis 37:31
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New Living Translation
Then the brothers killed a young goat and dipped Joseph's robe in its 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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Appendix 2 Extracts from the Babylon Talmud
Massecheth Berachoth, or Tractate on Benedictions [76] Mishnah--From what time is the "Shema" said in the evening? From the hour that the priests entered to eat of their therumah [77] until the end of the first night watch. [78] 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

Genesis
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 37:3
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.

Genesis 37:23
So when Joseph arrived, his brothers ripped off the beautiful robe he was wearing.

Genesis 37:32
They sent the beautiful robe to their father with this message: "Look at what we found. Doesn't this robe belong to your son?"

Genesis 44:28
and one of them went away and never returned. Doubtless he was torn to pieces by some wild animal. I have never seen him since.

Genesis 45:26
"Joseph is still alive!" they told him. "And he is governor of all the land of Egypt!" Jacob was stunned at the news--he couldn't believe it.

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