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Joseph’s brothers throw him into a pit
Joseph’s brothers decided to kill him. Reuben convinced them to throw him into a pit instead.
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Ge 37:18–24

And they saw him from a distance. And before he drew near to them, they conspired against him to kill him. And each said to his brothers, “Look, this master of dreams is coming. Now then, come, let us kill him and throw him in one of the pits. Then we will say a wild animal devoured him. …

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Ge 42:22;
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