Genesis 37:19

“And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer cometh.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 37:19

And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer commeth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They said to one another, "Here comes this dreamer!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer cometh.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Saying to one another, See, here comes this dreamer.
- Basic English Bible

And they said one to another, Behold, there comes that dreamer!
- Darby Bible

And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer is coming.
- Webster's Bible

They said one to another, "Behold, this dreamer comes.
- World English Bible

And they say one unto another, `Lo, this man of the dreams cometh;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they said one to another: 'Behold, this dreamer cometh.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 37:19

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 37:19


37:18 And when they saw him afar off they conspired against him - It was not in a heat, or upon a sudden provocation, that they thought to slay him, but from malice propense, and in cold blood.

37:21 And Reuben heard it - God can raise up friends for his people, even among their enemies. Reuben of all the brothers had most reason to be jealous of Joseph, for he was the first - born, and so entitled to those distinguishing favours which Jacob was conferring on Joseph, yet he proves his best friend. Reuben's temper seems to have been soft and effeminate, which had betrayed him to the sin of uncleanness, while the temper of the two next brothers, Simeon and Levi, was fierce, which betrayed them to the sin of murder, a sin which Reuben startled at the thought of. He made a proposal which they thought would effectually destroy Joseph, and yet which he designed should answer his intention of rescuing Joseph out of their hands, probably hoping thereby to recover his father's favour which he had lately lost; but God over - ruled all to serve his own purpose of making Joseph an instrument to save much people alive. Joseph was here a type of Christ. Though he was the beloved Son of his Father, and hated by a wicked world; yet the Father sent him out of his bosom to visit us; he came from heaven to earth to seek and save us; yet then malicious plots were laid against him; he came to his own, and his own not only received him not, but consulted, This is the heir, come let us kill him. This he submitted to, in pursuance of his design to save us.


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