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Joseph’s coat

dipped in the blood of a kid and shown to Jacob as proof of Joseph’s death. [O.T.: Gen. 37:31-33]
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This would explain his own shocked silence as he witnessed his brothers dipping Joseph's coat into the blood, as well as why any demand he might have made for a search party to be launched clearly elicited no response.
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A true colourful spectacle, our eyes are astounded by the colourful lighting and clothes of the cast, not to mention Joseph's coat. The second half even has an oriental feel, with the songs like Those Canaan Days from Paris and the Jamaican sounding Benjamin Calypso, making this a tropical treat.
Flaming Fountains has long, pointed leaves of crimson and bronze, Illumination is rose-red and gold and Joseph's Coat has gold and crimson upper leaves with a mix of green, yellow and brown below.
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