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Panel 26 - Joseph tells his father, Jacob, about the dream
Description:
(Gen 37:10) Joseph relates his dream to his father, Jacob, who is concerned that it shows hubris. Both men have a hand raised in animated discourse and Joseph's cloak billows out behind him, suggesting that he has rushed into his father's chamber. Unusually, Joseph glances back over his shoulder, perhaps anticipating his forthcoming journey or perhaps in shame at being upbraided by his father. The elements of the dream at the top of the panel (stalks of wheat bowing down, the sun and some stars) are a continuation of the dream contents at the top of panel 25.