Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the men were afraid, because they were brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses.

Bible References

The men

Genesis 42:21
And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Judges 13:22
And Manoah said unto his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God.
Job 15:21
A sound of terrors is in his ears; In prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.
Psalm 53:5
There were they in great fear, where no fear was; For God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: Thou hast put them to shame, because of God hath rejected them.
Psalm 73:16
When I thought how I might know this, It was too painful for me;
Isaiah 7:2
And it was told the house of David, saying, Syria is confederate with Ephraim. And his heart trembled, and the heart of his people, as the trees of the forest tremble with the wind.
Matthew 14:26
And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a ghost; and they cried out for fear.
Mark 6:16
But Herod, when he heard thereof , said, John, whom I beheaded, he is risen.

Seek occasion against us

Deuteronomy 22:14
and lay shameful things to her charge, and bring up an evil name upon her, and say, I took this woman, and when I came nigh to her, I found not in her the tokens of virginity;
Judges 14:4
But his father and his mother knew not that it was of Jehovah; for he sought an occasion against the Philistines. Now at that time the Philistines had rule over Israel.
Job 30:14
As through a wide breach they come: In the midst of the ruin they roll themselves upon me .
Romans 7:8
but sin, finding occasion, wrought in me through the commandment all manner of coveting: for apart from the law sin is dead.