Describe The Differences Between Joseph And Hebrew Bible

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Different sacred religious texts are written with similar concepts, but they also have major differences in the way that they are written. The Qur’an is the ancient sacred text of the Muslims It was delivered to the prophet Mohammed by the angel Gabriel over a twenty-three-year period. It is composed of 114 suras, and it lacks the lyrical style that the Hebrew bible text has. The Hebrew bible is the sacred text of the Jews. It is written with more detail and dramatization. The diction used to portray the character and moral values are different. The story of the prophet Joseph, told in both the Qur’an and The Hebrew Bible, are written in different styles and have differences within the plot In the Hebrew Bible the story of Joseph is told with detail. It has the lineage and historical value of the character incorporated in the moral of the story. “This is the lineage of Jacob-Joseph, seventeen years old, was tending the flock with his brothers, assisting the sons of Bilhah and the sons of …show more content…
In the Hebrew Bible Jacob’s favoritism of Joseph over the rest of his sons is more obvious. Only in the Hebrew Bible does Joseph tells a dream to his brothers which enrages them with even more hatred. “And he says to them, Listen, pray, and, look, my arose and actually stood up, and, look, your sheaves drew round and bowed to my sheaves” (Puchner 180). This made Josephs brother grow more envious, “and they hated him all the more for his dreams and his words” (Puchner 180). One might understand the brothers’ jealousy because of the obvious favoritism. While in the Qur’an the favoritism is nearly assumed, or one might think because of the missing details. The Qur’an gets to the point faster than the Hebrew bible. In the Hebrew Bible the story builds up to the moment when they plot to get rid of Joseph, but in the Qur’an the scheme takes place right in the

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