Notes on Genesis (xviii)

‘Come therefore, now let us kill him and cast him into this pit; and we shall say “Some wild beast has devoured him.”‘ (Gen 37:20) Angered by his dreams, Joseph’s brothers plot a terrible revenge. In some ways their handling of Joseph anticipates the treatment┬áChrist receives: the ‘casting down’ into a pit the casting down of Jonah into the depths […]

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