28 So when the Midianite(A) merchants came by, his brothers pulled Joseph up out of the cistern(B) and sold(C) him for twenty shekels[a] of silver(D) to the Ishmaelites,(E) who took him to Egypt.(F)

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  1. Genesis 37:28 That is, about 8 ounces or about 230 grams
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14 she called her household servants.(A) “Look,” she said to them, “this Hebrew(B) has been brought to us to make sport of us!(C) He came in here to sleep with me, but I screamed.(D)

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17 Then she told him this story:(A) “That Hebrew(B) slave(C) you brought us came to me to make sport of me.

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15 I was forcibly carried off from the land of the Hebrews,(A) and even here I have done nothing to deserve being put in a dungeon.”(B)

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12 Now a young Hebrew(A) was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard.(B) We told him our dreams, and he interpreted them for us, giving each man the interpretation of his dream.(C)

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32 They served him by himself, the brothers by themselves, and the Egyptians who ate with him by themselves, because Egyptians could not eat with Hebrews,(A) for that is detestable to Egyptians.(B)

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18 “The elders of Israel will listen(A) to you. Then you and the elders are to go to the king of Egypt and say to him, ‘The Lord, the God of the Hebrews,(B) has met(C) with us. Let us take a three-day journey(D) into the wilderness to offer sacrifices(E) to the Lord our God.’

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Hearing the uproar, the Philistines asked, “What’s all this shouting in the Hebrew(A) camp?”

When they learned that the ark of the Lord had come into the camp,

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11 So both of them showed themselves to the Philistine outpost. “Look!” said the Philistines. “The Hebrews(A) are crawling out of the holes they were hiding(B) in.”

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