Bible: Genesis 37:25-32

37:25 When they sat down to eat their food, they looked up 1  and saw 2  a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were carrying spices, balm, and myrrh down to Egypt. 3  37:26 Then Judah said to his brothers, “What profit is there if we kill our brother and cover up his blood? 37:27 Come, let’s sell him to the Ishmaelites, but let’s not lay a hand on him, 4  for after all, he is our brother, our own flesh.” His brothers agreed. 5  37:28 So when the Midianite 6  merchants passed by, Joseph’s brothers pulled 7  him 8  out of the cistern and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of silver. The Ishmaelites 9  then took Joseph to Egypt.

37:29 Later Reuben returned to the cistern to find that Joseph was not in it! 10  He tore his clothes, 37:30 returned to his brothers, and said, “The boy isn’t there! And I, where can I go? 37:31 So they took Joseph’s tunic, killed a young goat, 11  and dipped the tunic in the blood. 37:32 Then they brought the special tunic to their father 12  and said, “We found this. Determine now whether it is your son’s tunic or not.”

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