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Genesis 37:13

Context
NETBible

Israel said to Joseph, “Your brothers 1  are grazing the flocks near Shechem. Come, I will send you to them.” “I’m ready,” 2  Joseph replied. 3 

XREF

Ge 22:1; Ge 27:1,18; 1Sa 3:4-6,8,16; 1Sa 17:17-20; Mt 10:16; Lu 20:13; Eph 6:1-3

NET © Notes

tn The text uses an interrogative clause: “Are not your brothers,” which means “your brothers are.”

sn With these words Joseph is depicted here as an obedient son who is ready to do what his father commands.

tn Heb “and he said, ‘Here I am.’” The referent of the pronoun “he” (Joseph) has been specified in the translation for clarity, and the order of the introductory clause and the direct discourse has been rearranged for stylistic reasons.



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