kjv@Genesis:37:20@ Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.
kjv@Genesis:37:21@ And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him.
kjv@Genesis:37:22@ And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again.
kjv@Genesis:37:23@ And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many colours that was on him;
kjv@Genesis:37:24@ And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.
kjv@Genesis:37:25@ And they sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmeelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
kjv@Genesis:37:26@ And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?