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{Genesis 37:4} And when his brethren 251 saw 7200 z8799 that x3588 their father 1 loved 157 z8804 him more than all x4480 x3605 his brethren, 251 they hated 8130 z8799 him, and could 3201 z8804 not x3808 speak 1696 z8763 peaceably 7965 unto him.
hated him:
"And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told [it] his brethren: and they hated him yet the more." {Gen 37:5} + "And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying." {Gen 37:11} + "And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him. ... And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit [was] empty, [there was] no water in it." {Gen 37:18-24} + "But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell." {Gen 4:5} + "And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob." {Gen 27:41} + "The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot [at him], and hated him:" {Gen 49:23} + "And he sent, and brought him in. Now he [was] ruddy, [and] withal of a beautiful countenance, and goodly to look to. And the LORD said, Arise, anoint him: for this [is] he. ... Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of the LORD came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah." {1Sm 16:12-13} + "And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why camest thou down hither? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart; for thou art come down that thou mightest see the battle." {1Sm 17:28} + "But mine enemies [are] lively, [and] they are strong: and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied." {Psa 38:19} + "They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of mine head: they that would destroy me, [being] mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored [that] which I took not away." {Psa 69:4} + "His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may see the works that thou doest. ... For neither did his brethren believe in him." {Jhn 7:3-5} + "If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before [it hated] you. ... If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you." {Jhn 15:18-19} + "For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, [and] hating one another." {Tts 3:3} + "But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes." {1Jn 2:11} + "In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother." {1Jn 3:10} + "Not as Cain, [who] was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous." {1Jn 3:12} + "If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?" {1Jn 4:20}
and could not speak peaceably unto him:
Or, rather, "and they could not speak peace to him," i.e., they would not accost him in a friendly manner. They would not even wish him well, in the eastern mode of salutation of, Peace be to thee! It is not an unusual thing for an Arab or Turk to hesitate to return the salâm, if given by a Christian, or by one of whom he has not a favourable opinion; and this may always be considered as an act of hostility. - Cross Reference Bible Search

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