Genesis 37 Devotional Commentary

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Genesis 37:3

Genesis 37:3

Joseph was one of Jacob's many sons, and being Rachel's firstborn son - 'the son of his old age', he was his father's favourite. We read that his father loved Joseph more than all his sons because Joseph was a son born to Jacob when he was an older man. 'The son of his old age', is sometimes interpreted to signify that Joseph was a wise young man or 'a son of wisdom'. Throughout his life, Joseph demonstrated a maturity that was far beyond his years, which helped read more...