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And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.

This distress

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They said

Genesis 41:9
Then the chief butler spoke to Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day.
Numbers 32:23
But if ye will not do so, behold, ye have sinned against LORD, and be sure your sin will find you out.
2 Samuel 12:13
And David said to Nathan, I have sinned against LORD. And Nathan said to David, LORD also has put away thy sin; thou shall not die.
1 Kings 17:18
And she said to Elijah, What have I to do with thee, O thou man of God? Thou have come to me to bring my sin to remembrance, and to kill my son!
Job 33:27
He sings before men, and says, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me.
Job 34:31
For has any said to God, I have borne [chastisement], I will not offend [any more].
Job 36:8
And if they be bound in fetters, and be taken in the cords of afflictions,
Hosea 5:15
I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face. In their affliction they will seek me earnestly.
Matthew 27:3
Then Judas, who betrayed him, after seeing that he was condemned, having repented, he brought back the thirty silver pieces to the chief priests and elders,
Mark 9:44
where their worm does not perish, and the fire is not quenched.
Luke 16:28
for I have five brothers, that he may testify to them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
Acts 19:18
And many of those who have believed came, confessing, and reporting their practices.

We saw

Genesis 37:23
And it came to pass, when Joseph came to his brothers, that they stripped Joseph of his coat, the coat of many colors that was on him,
Judges 1:7
And Adoni-bezek said, Seventy kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered [scraps] under my table. As I have done, so God has requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.
Proverbs 21:13
He who stops his ears at the cry of a poor man, he also shall cry, but shall not be heard.
Proverbs 24:11
Deliver those who are carried away to death, and hold thou back those who are ready to be slain.
Proverbs 28:17
A man who is laden with the blood of any person shall flee to the pit. Let no man stay him.
Jeremiah 2:17
Have thou not procured this to thyself, in that thou have forsaken LORD thy God when he led thee by the way?
Jeremiah 34:17
Therefore thus says LORD: Ye have not hearkened to me, to proclaim liberty, every man to his brother, and every man to his neighbor. Behold, I proclaim to you a liberty, says LORD--to the sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine
Matthew 7:2
For by what criticism ye criticize, ye will be criticized, and by what measure ye measure, it will be measured to you.
1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous so that he will forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from every unrighteousness.
James 2:13
For the judgment is merciless to him who did no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

This distress

Proverbs 1:27
when your fear comes as a storm, and your calamity comes on as a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon you.

General references

Genesis 49:23
The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and persecute him,