Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Genesis 42:9 in English Standard Version "And Joseph remembered the dreams that he had dreamed of them. And he said to them, “You are spies; you have come to see the nakedness of the land.”" Ge 37:5 Now Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers they hated him even more. Ge 37:9 Then he dreamed another dream and told it to his brothers and said, “Behold, I have dreamed another dream. Behold, the sun, the moon, and eleven stars were bowing down to me.” Ge 42:7 Joseph saw his brothers and recognized them, but he treated them like strangers and spoke roughly to them. “Where do you come from?” he said. They said, “From the land of Canaan, to buy food.” Ge 42:30 “The man, the lord of the land, spoke roughly to us and took us to be spies of the land.