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Genesis 37:35

All his sons and daughters showed up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He kept saying, "Leave me alone! I'll go down to the next world, still mourning for my son." So Joseph's father wept for him.

Genesis 42:38

But Jacob replied, "My son isn't going back with you, since his brother is dead and he's the only one left. If something should harm him as you travel, then it'll be death for me and my sad, gray hair!"

Genesis 46:30

"Now let me die," Israel told Joseph, "since I've seen your face and confirmed that you're still alive!"

2 Samuel 12:16

After this, the LORD afflicted the child that Uriah's wife had born to David, and the child became very ill. David begged God on behalf of the youngster. He fasted, went inside, and spent the night lying on the ground.

2 Samuel 13:39

Meanwhile, King David longed to visit Absalom, since he was moved to compassion over Amnon's death.

2 Samuel 18:5

As they were going out, the king ordered Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, "Treat young Absalom gently for my sake." Everyone heard what the king had ordered his commanders about Absalom.

Mark 5:23

and begged him urgently, saying, "My little daughter is dying. Come and lay your hands on her so that she may get well and live."

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2 Samuel 18:33

Deeply shaken, the king went up to the chamber overlooking the city gate, weeping bitterly and crying out as he went along, "My son Absalom! My son! My son Absalom! I wish I had died instead of you, Absalom my son, my son!"

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Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my son, and make me happy, so I can reply to anyone who insults me.

Luke 15:23-24

Bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let's eat and celebrate! Because my son was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.

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Genesis 37:14

"Go and see how things are with your brothers," Israel ordered him. "And see how things are with the flock. Bring back a report for me." Then he sent Joseph from the valley of Hebron.

1 Samuel 10:2

When you leave me today, you will find two men by Rachel's tomb in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah. They'll tell you, "The donkeys you went to look for have been found. Now your father has stopped worrying about the donkeys and he's anxious about you. He's asking, "What will I do about my son?'

2 Samuel 18:29

"Are things fine with respect to the young man Absalom?" the king asked. Ahimaaz answered, "I saw a lot of confusion about the time Joab was getting ready to send the king's courier and me, your servant, but I'm not sure what was going on."

Esther 2:11

Every day Mordecai would walk back and forth in front of the court of the harem to find out about Esther's well-being and what was happening to her.

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Genesis 24:36

My master's wife Sarah gave birth to my master's son in her old age, and Abraham has given him everything that belongs to him.

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1 Samuel 2:19

His mother would make a small robe for him, and she would bring it each year when she went up with her husband to offer the yearly sacrifice.

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Genesis 37:3

When Joseph was seventeen years old, he was helping his brothers tend their flocks. He was a young man at that time, as were the children of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. But Joseph would come back and tell his father that his brothers were doing bad things. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his brothers, since he was born to him in his old age, so he had made a richly-embroidered tunic for him.

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Joshua 15:19

She replied, "Give me a blessing. Since you have given me the land of the Negev, give me also some springs of water." So he gave her the upper and lower springs.

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