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Genesis 37:17 Then the man said, "They have moved from here; for I heard [them] say, 'Let us go to Dothan.'" So Joseph went after his brothers and found them at Dothan.

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      17. Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in Dothan--Hebrew, Dothaim, or "two wells," recently discovered in the modern "Dothan," situated a few hours' distance from Shechem.

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Brief Summary: Jacob loves and favors Joseph, Joseph is hated by his brothers, Joseph has dreams about his parents and brothers bowing down to him, Joseph's brothers sell Joseph to a caravan into Egypt, They lie to their father Jacob about Joseph.

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1 Joseph is hated of his brethren
5 Joseph has two dreams
13 Jacob sends him to visit his brethren
18 Joseph's brethren conspire to slay him
21 Reuben saves him
26 They sell him to the Ishmaelites
31 His father, deceived by the bloody coat, mourns for him
36 Joseph is sold to Potiphar in Egypt

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