coat of many colors


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coat of many colors

Jacob’s gift to Joseph; object of jealousy. [O.T.: Genesis 37:3]
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He traveled six or seven days' journey; he was only seventeen years old, and, boy like, he toiled through that long stretch of the vilest, rockiest, dustiest country in Asia, arrayed in the pride of his heart, his beautiful claw-hammer coat of many colors. Joseph was the favorite, and that was one crime in the eyes of his brethren; he had dreamed dreams, and interpreted them to foreshadow his elevation far above all his family in the far future, and that was another; he was dressed well and had doubtless displayed the harmless vanity of youth in keeping the fact prominently before his brothers.
This coat of many colors had excited the admiration, and inflamed the covetousness of both warriors and squaws, to an extravagant degree.
So the palmer was persuaded; and Robin put on the old man's hat, which stood full high in the crown; and his cloak, patched with black and blue and red, like Joseph's coat of many colors in its old age; and his breeches, which had been sewed over with so many patterns that the original was scarce discernible; and his tattered hose; and his shoes, cobbled above and below.
The main peculiarity in Holland is that there is no national plan, but rather a patchwork, that resembles Joseph's coat of many colors. Each city engineer has designed his own type of apparatus and had it made to order.
coat of many colors from which the universe was born.
The Grammy winner said she enjoys performing every day and wants to carry on with her film career too after the success of her last release Coat Of Many Colors.
Her production Coat of Many Colors - based on her upbringing and released last year - had a 13 millionstrong TV audience in the US at Christmas.
The cultural icon best known for her work in country music sang tracks including Why D'You Come In Here Lookin' Like That?, 9 to 5, Jolene and Coat of Many Colors.
A coat of many colors; dress culture in the young state of Israel.
"The Goat of Many Colors" is an original interpretation of the well known Bible story of Joseph and the coat of many colors, rethought especially for kids.
Elegantly illustrated by the artwork of Pauline Baynes, The Coat Of Many Colors by Kenny Koralek is a picturebook retelling the Biblical story of Joseph.
All of these elements are evident in the lovingly assembled Just Because I'm a Woman, a compilation that has such A-list recording artists as Melissa Etheridge ("I Will Always Love You"), Shelby Lynne ("The Seeker"), Emmylou Harris ("To Daddy"), Shania Twain ("Coat of Many Colors"), Norah Jones ("The Grass Is Blue"), and Sinead O'Connor ("Dagger Through the Heart") paying musical tribute to Parton.