the land where his father was staying, in the land of Canaan
"in the land of Canaan where his father had lived"
These were the events concerning Jacob
This sentence introduces the account of Jacob's children in Genesis 37:1-50:26. Here "Jacob" refers to his whole family. AT: "This is the account of Jacob's family" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-synecdoche)
seventeen years old
"17 years old" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-numbers)
This is the name of Rachel's female servant. See how you translated this name in Genesis 29:29. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-names)
This is the name of Leah's female servant. See how you translated this name in Genesis 29:24. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-names)
"concubines." These women were servants of Leah and Rachel given to Jacob to produce children.
an unfavorable report about them
"a bad report about his brothers"