Genesis 37:16
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New Living Translation
"I'm looking for my brothers," Joseph replied. "Do you know where they are pasturing their sheep?"

King James Bible
And he said, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed their flocks.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said, I am seeking my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed their flocks.

World English Bible
He said, "I am looking for my brothers. Tell me, please, where they are feeding the flock."

Young's Literal Translation
and he saith, 'My brethren I am seeking, declare to me, I pray thee, where they are feeding?'

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Appendix 2 Extracts from the Babylon Talmud
Massecheth Berachoth, or Tractate on Benedictions [76] Mishnah--From what time is the "Shema" said in the evening? From the hour that the priests entered to eat of their therumah [77] until the end of the first night watch. [78] These are the words of Rabbi Eliezer. But the sages say: Till midnight. Rabban Gamaliel says: Until the column of the morning (the dawn) rises. It happened, that his sons came back from a banquet. They said to him: "We have not said the Shema.'" He said to them, "If the column
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Genesis
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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Genesis 37:15
When he arrived there, a man from the area noticed him wandering around the countryside. "What are you looking for?" he asked.

Genesis 37:17
"Yes," the man told him. "They have moved on from here, but I heard them say, 'Let's go on to Dothan.'" So Joseph followed his brothers to Dothan and found them there.

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