Bible Cross References
The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:
Genesis 37:4
When his brothers saw that their father loved Joseph more than he loved them, they hated their brother so much that they would not speak to him in a friendly manner.
Genesis 37:18
They saw him in the distance, and before he reached them, they plotted against him and decided to kill him.
Genesis 37:24
Then they took him and threw him into the well, which was dry.
Genesis 37:28
and when some Midianite traders came by, the brothers pulled Joseph out of the well and sold him for twenty pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took him to Egypt.
Genesis 39:7-20
and after a while his master's wife began to desire Joseph and asked him to go to bed with her.
He refused and said to her, "Look, my master does not have to concern himself with anything in the house, because I am here. He has put me in charge of everything he has.
I have as much authority in this house as he has, and he has not kept back anything from me except you. How then could I do such an immoral thing and sin against God?"
Although she asked Joseph day after day, he would not go to bed with her.
But one day when Joseph went into the house to do his work, none of the house servants was there.
She caught him by his robe and said, "Come to bed with me." But he escaped and ran outside, leaving his robe in her hand.
When she saw that he had left his robe and had run out of the house,
she called to her house servants and said, "Look at this! This Hebrew that my husband brought to the house is insulting us. He came into my room and tried to rape me, but I screamed as loud as I could.
When he heard me scream, he ran outside, leaving his robe beside me."
She kept his robe with her until Joseph's master came home.
Then she told him the same story: "That Hebrew slave that you brought here came into my room and insulted me.
But when I screamed, he ran outside, leaving his robe beside me."
Joseph's master was furious
and had Joseph arrested and put in the prison where the king's prisoners were kept, and there he stayed.
Genesis 42:21
and said to one another, "Yes, now we are suffering the consequences of what we did to our brother; we saw the great trouble he was in when he begged for help, but we would not listen. That is why we are in this trouble now."
Psalm 64:3
They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim cruel words like arrows.
Psalm 118:13
I was fiercely attacked and was being defeated, but the LORD helped me.
John 16:33
I have told you this so that you will have peace by being united to me. The world will make you suffer. But be brave! I have defeated the world!"
Acts 14:22
They strengthened the believers and encouraged them to remain true to the faith. "We must pass through many troubles to enter the Kingdom of God," they taught.