And the words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebecca. And she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said to him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, comforts himself that he will kill thee.
And when they saw him from afar, and before he came near to them, they conspired against him to put him to death.
Then they said one to another, We are indeed guilty concerning our brother, whose anguish of soul we saw when he besought us, and we did not hearken; therefore this distress is come upon us.
And David's two wives were taken captives, Ahinoam the Jizreelitess, and Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite.
Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth and he hide it under his tongue,
They encourage themselves in an evil matter, they concert to hide snares; they say, Who will see them?
For they sleep not except they have done mischief, and their sleep is taken away unless they have caused some to fall.