About 1910 BC (About 3900 years ago)
Joseph's brothers are jealous of Joseph, so they sell him into slavery. Joseph ends up in Egypt, where he rises to power as a trusted assistant of a pharaoh. His father and his brothers later leave Canaan, because of a famine, and move to Egypt, where they are saved by Joseph. Joseph and his brothers later become the fathers of the 12 Tribes of Israel.
Next: Exodus begins
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