New International Version
So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe--the ornate robe he was wearing--
King James Bible
And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many colours that was on him;
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when Joseph came to his brethren, that they stripped Joseph of his vest, the vest of many colours, which he had on;
World English Bible
It happened, when Joseph came to his brothers, that they stripped Joseph of his coat, the coat of many colors that was on him;
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, when Joseph hath come unto his brethren, that they strip Joseph of his coat, the long coat which is upon him,
Genesis 37:23 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They stripped Joseph out of his coat - This probably was done that, if ever found, he might not be discerned to be a person of distinction, and consequently, no inquiry made concerning him.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
colours. or, pieces.
LibraryJoseph, the Prime Minister
'And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is? And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art: Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou. And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt. And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Talmage -- a Bloody Monster
Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an ornate robe for him.
"Don't shed any blood. Throw him into this cistern here in the wilderness, but don't lay a hand on him." Reuben said this to rescue him from them and take him back to his father.
and they took him and threw him into the cistern. The cistern was empty; there was no water in it.
Then they got Joseph's robe, slaughtered a goat and dipped the robe in the blood.
2 Samuel 13:18
So his servant put her out and bolted the door after her. She was wearing an ornate robe, for this was the kind of garment the virgin daughters of the king wore.
Jump to PreviousCoat Colors Colours Joseph Ornamented Reached Richly Robe Sleeves Strip Stripped Tunic Varicolored Vest Wearing Wore
Jump to NextCoat Colors Colours Joseph Ornamented Reached Richly Robe Sleeves Strip Stripped Tunic Varicolored Vest Wearing Wore
LinksGenesis 37:23 NIV
Genesis 37:23 NLT
Genesis 37:23 ESV
Genesis 37:23 NASB
Genesis 37:23 KJV
Genesis 37:23 Bible Apps
Genesis 37:23 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 37:23 Chinese Bible
Genesis 37:23 French Bible
Genesis 37:23 German Bible
Genesis 37:23 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.