Genesis 37:24
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New International Version
and they took him and threw him into the cistern. The cistern was empty; there was no water in it.

King James Bible
And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.

Darby Bible Translation
and they took him and cast him into the pit; now the pit was empty -- there was no water in it.

World English Bible
and they took him, and threw him into the pit. The pit was empty. There was no water in it.

Young's Literal Translation
and take him and cast him into the pit, and the pit is empty, there is no water in it.

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Clarke'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

and cast.

Psalm 35:7 For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have dig for my soul.

Lamentations 4:20 The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of the LORD, was taken in their pits, of whom we said...

the pit.

Psalm 40:2 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet on a rock, and established my goings.

Psalm 88:6,8 You have laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps...

Psalm 130:1,2 Out of the depths have I cried to you, O LORD...

Jeremiah 38:6 Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that was in the court of the prison...

Lamentations 3:52-55 My enemies chased me sore, like a bird, without cause...

Zechariah 9:11 As for you also, by the blood of your covenant I have sent forth your prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water.

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Joseph, 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
Thomas De Witt Talmage was born at Bound Brook, N.J., in 1832. For many years he preached to large and enthusiastic congregations at the Brooklyn Tabernacle. At one time six hundred newspapers regularly printed his sermons. He was a man of great vitality, optimistic by nature, and particularly popular with young people. His voice was rather high and unmusical, but his distinct enunciation and earnestness of manner gave a peculiar attraction to his pulpit oratory. His rhetoric has been criticized
Grenville Kleiser—The world's great sermons, Volume 8

Cross References
Genesis 37:23
So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe--the ornate robe he was wearing--

Genesis 37:25
As they sat down to eat their meal, they looked up and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were loaded with spices, balm and myrrh, and they were on their way to take them down to Egypt.

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