Genesis 39:1

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And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh`s, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hand of the Ishmaelites, that had brought him down thither. (ASV)

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Appears to contradict Genesis 37:36, which states Midianites (not Ishmaelites) sold Joseph to Potiphar. Relationship between Midianite and Ishmaelite caravans in general seems garbled.

Con

The two are the same.

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01663a.htm

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