Genesis 37:24
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New Living Translation
Then they grabbed him and threw him into the cistern. Now 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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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

37:24 They call him into a pit - To perish there with hunger and cold; so cruel were their tender mercies.

Genesis 37:24 Parallel Commentaries

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

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 37:23
So when Joseph arrived, his brothers ripped off the beautiful robe he was wearing.

Genesis 37:25
Then, just as they were sitting down to eat, they looked up and saw a caravan of camels in the distance coming toward them. It was a group of Ishmaelite traders taking a load of gum, balm, and aromatic resin from Gilead down to Egypt.

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