4 His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they hated him and could not speak to him [a]on friendly terms.
5 Then Joseph [b]had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more.6 He said to them, “Please listen to this dream which I have [c]had;7 for behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and lo, my sheaf rose up and also stood erect; and behold, your sheaves gathered around and bowed down to my sheaf.”8 Then his brothers said to him, “Are you actually going to reign over us? Or are you really going to rule over us?” So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words.
9 Now he [d]had still another dream, and related it to his brothers, and said, “Lo, I have [e]had still another dream; and behold, the sun and the moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me.”10 He related it to his father and to his brothers; and his father rebuked him and said to him, “What is this dream that you have [f]had? Shall I and your mother and your brothers actually come to bow ourselves down before you to the ground?”11 His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the saying in mind.
4 “Let everyone be on guard against his neighbor, And do not trust any brother; Because every brother deals [a]craftily, And every neighbor goes about as a slanderer. 5 “Everyone deceives his neighbor And does not speak the truth, They have taught their tongue to speak lies; They weary themselves committing iniquity.
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