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Genesis 37:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And his brethren envied him; but his father kept the saying in mind.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the saying [in mind].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And his brethren envied him; but his father kept the saying.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then were his brethren jealous of him,—but, his father, marked the word.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and his brethren are zealous against him, and his father hath watched the matter.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— His brethren therefore envied him: but his father considered the thing with himself.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And his brethren enuied him: but his father obserued the saying.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And his brethren 251
{0251} Prime
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
envied 7065
{7065} Prime
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) zealous, that is, (in a bad sense) jealous or envious.
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
him; but his father 1
{0001} Prime
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
observed 8104
{8104} Prime
A primitive root; properly to hedge about (as with thorns), that is, guard; generally to protect, attend to, etc.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
(0853) Complement
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the saying. 1697
{1697} Prime
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 37:11

And his brethren envied him; but his father (f) observed the saying.

(f) He knew that God was the author of the dream, but he did not understand the meaning.

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Genesis 26:14-16 For he had possession of flocks, and possession of herds, and great store of servants: and the Philistines envied him. ... And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go from us; for thou art much mightier than we.
Psalms 106:16 They envied Moses also in the camp, [and] Aaron the saint of the LORD.
Ecclesiastes 4:4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour. This [is] also vanity and vexation of spirit.
Isaiah 11:13 The envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off: Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.
Isaiah 26:11 LORD, [when] thy hand is lifted up, they will not see: [but] they shall see, and be ashamed for [their] envy at the people; yea, the fire of thine enemies shall devour them.
Matthew 27:18 For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.
Mark 15:10 For he knew that the chief priests had delivered him for envy.
Acts 7:9 And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt: but God was with him,
Acts 13:45 But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy, and spake against those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming.
Galatians 5:21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told [you] in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, [and] hating one another.
James 3:14-16 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. ... For where envying and strife [is], there [is] confusion and every evil work.
James 4:5 Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?


Genesis 24:31 And he said, Come in, thou blessed of the LORD; wherefore standest thou without? for I have prepared the house, and room for the camels.
Daniel 7:28 Hitherto [is] the end of the matter. As for me Daniel, my cogitations much troubled me, and my countenance changed in me: but I kept the matter in my heart.
Luke 2:19 But Mary kept all these things, and pondered [them] in her heart.
Luke 2:51 And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.
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Gn 24:31; 26:14. Ps 106:16. Ec 4:4. Is 11:13; 26:11. Dn 7:28. Mt 27:18. Mk 15:10. Lk 2:19, 51. Ac 7:9; 13:45. Ga 5:21. Tit 3:3. Jm 3:14; 4:5.

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