When Joseph came to them in the morning, he saw that they looked distraught.
So he asked Pharaoh’s officers who were in custody with him in his master’s house, “Why do you look so sad today?”
He said to his brothers, “My money has been returned! It’s here in my bag.” Their hearts sank. Trembling, they turned to one another and said, “What is this that God has done to us?”
Moses told this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their broken spirit and hard labor.
2 Samuel 13:4
and he asked Amnon, “Why are you, the king’s son, so miserable every morning? Won’t you tell me?”Amnon replied, “I’m in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom’s sister.”
During the month of Nisan in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when wine was set before him, I took the wine and gave it to the king. I had never been sad in his presence, so the king said to me, “Why are you sad, when you aren’t sick? This is nothing but depression.”I was overwhelmed with fear and replied to the king, “May the king live forever! Why should I not be sad when the city where my ancestors are buried lies in ruins and its gates have been destroyed by fire?”
Though the king was deeply distressed, because of his oaths and the guests he did not want to refuse her.
Although the king regretted it, he commanded that it be granted because of his oaths and his guests.
Teman, your warriors will be terrified
so that everyone from the hill country of Esau
will be destroyed by slaughter.
Then He asked them, “What is this dispute that you’re having with each other as you are walking?” And they stopped walking and looked discouraged.
since he has been longing for all of you and was distressed because you heard that he was sick.
They will kill Him, and on the third day He will be raised up.” And they were deeply distressed.
Deeply distressed, each one began to say to Him, “Surely not I, Lord?”
They began to be distressed and to say to Him one by one, “Surely not I?”
Yet, because I have spoken these things to you, sorrow has filled your heart.
When the young man heard that command, he went away grieving, because he had many possessions.
But he was stunned at this demand, and he went away grieving, because he had many possessions.
After he heard this, he became extremely sad, because he was very rich.
When the other slaves saw what had taken place, they were deeply distressed and went and reported to their master everything that had happened.