Contributed by John Lowe on May 2, 2022
Once settled back in Canaan, Jacob's sons, including Levi, "conspired against Joseph] to kill him." Joseph was the first son of Rachel and was Jacob's favored son. Eventually, the brothers decided to sell him for twenty shekels of silver to Midianite traders on their way to Egypt.
Levi (Hebrew: Modern: Levi, Tiberian: Lewi) was, according to the Book of Genesis, the third of the six sons of Jacob and Leah (Jacob's third son), and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Levi (the Levites, including the Kohanim) and the great-grandfather of Aaron, Moses, and