Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
saying, "I have sinned by delivering up an innocent man to die." But they replied, "What is that to us? It is your affair!"
For you recall how, even after he [later] wanted to inherit the blessing, Esau was rejected [by his father Isaac. See Gen. 37:35-40]. For he was not able to get his father to change his mind, even though he tearfully begged him [or, "he was not able to change the situation, even though he shed tears over his loss"].
"Those persons who feel grief [over their sins] are blessed because they will receive comfort [from God when they repent].