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  1. Nov 2020
    1. And Reuben said to them, “Shed no blood; throw him into this pit here in the wilderness, but do not lay a hand on him”—that he might rescue him out of their hand to restore him to his father.

      Instead of killing Joseph they decide to fake save Joseph that way they would gain more love and respect from there father. There Jelously for Joseph became so bad that they would risk his life just to look better than them.

    2. His brothers said to him, “Are you indeed to reign over us? Or are you indeed to rule over us?” So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words.

      His brothers become more and more jealous of Joseph because they feel that Joseph is becoming stronger than them.

    1. So he came near and kissed him. And Isaac smelled the smell of his garments and blessed him and said, “See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field that the Lord has blessed!

      Jacob listens to his mother and selfishly steals Esau blessings by tricking Isaac into thinking he was Esau.

    2. Then Rebekah took the best garments of Esau her older son, which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob her younger son.

      It says that Jacob and Esau are twins but in this verse Rebekah says Jacob is the younger son.

    3. the boys grew up, Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field, while Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents. 28 Isaac loved Esau because he ate of his game, but Rebekah loved

      Even do they are twins they are very different from each other and each loves a different son. This stands out to me because they both favor one son over the other.