Jacob favored Joseph over his other sons, which made them jealous. Joseph’s dreams indicated that he would one day rule over his family. This made his brothers even angrier. So they sold Joseph into slavery, and he was taken to Egypt. In spite of the brothers’ sin, God used these events to bring Joseph to Egypt and accomplish his sovereign plan.
Key Verses: Genesis 37:5–7, 37:9, 37:20, 37:36
Memory Verse: Proverbs 3:5–6