Genesis 42:21-24

21 They said to one another, “Surely we are being punished because of our brother. We saw how distressed he was when he pleaded with us for his life, but we would not listen; that’s why this distress has come on us.”
22 Reuben replied, “Didn’t I tell you not to sin against the boy? But you wouldn’t listen! Now we must give an accounting for his blood.”
23 They did not realize that Joseph could understand them, since he was using an interpreter.
24 He turned away from them and began to weep, but then came back and spoke to them again. He had Simeon taken from them and bound before their eyes.

Cross References 9

  • 1. Genesis 37:26-28
  • 2. Genesis 45:5; Hosea 5:15
  • 3. Genesis 37:21-22
  • 4. S Genesis 9:5
  • 5. Genesis 45:24; 1 Kings 2:32; 2 Chronicles 24:22; Psalms 9:12
  • 6. Genesis 38:16
  • 7. S Genesis 11:7
  • 8. S Genesis 29:11
  • 9. S ver 13; Genesis 43:14,23; Genesis 45:14-15
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