- It seems it was Joseph’s brothers and father who interpreted his dream, and not he himself. (v 8 – 11)
- Joseph’s brothers really hated him. No, I mean they really, really hated him.
- Rueben, the one who had committed adultery with his father’s concubine, was the one who tried to save Joseph.
- Joseph’s brothers had enough good in them to decide against killing him. It was Judah who suggested selling him.
- The Ishmaelites are also called Midianites. (v 28)