Jacob’s sons deceive him
Joseph’s brothers dipped his coat in goat’s blood and convinced Jacob that an animal killed him. Jacob mourned and refused to be comforted.
Key passages
Ge 37:29–35

Then Reuben returned to the pit and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit. And he tore his clothes. And he returned to his brothers and said, “The boy is gone! Now I, what can I do?” Then they took the robe of Joseph and slaughtered a goat, and dipped the robe in the blood. Then they …

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