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Esau the father of the Edomites.
GEN 37:1 And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger,
in the land of Canaan.
GEN 37:2 These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen
years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with
the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and
Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.
GEN 37:3 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.
GEN 37:4 And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more
than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably
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