Genesis 37:3

“Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now Israel loued Ioseph more then all his children, because he was the sonne of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a varicolored tunic.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colors.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the love which Israel had for Joseph was greater than his love for all his other children, because he got him when he was an old man: and he had a long coat made for him.
- Basic English Bible

And Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was son of his old age; and he made him a vest of many colours.
- Darby Bible

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colors.
- Webster's Bible

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age, and he made him a coat of many colors.
- World English Bible

And Israel hath loved Joseph more than any of his sons, for he [is] a son of his old age, and hath made for him a long coat;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a coat of many colours.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 37:3


37:3 He made him a coat of divers colours - Which probably was significant of farther honours intended him.


Discussion for Genesis 37:3

  • Gerald kanjere for verse 3
    Genesis is a book that explains and puts across God's mind towards creation and explains in detail,showing God's power in revelance

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