Genesis 50:17
This is what you are to say to Joseph: I beg you, please forgive the transgression and sin of your brothers, for they did you wrong.' So now, Joseph, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father." When their message came to him, Joseph wept.
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Genesis 50:16
So they sent word to Joseph, saying, "Before he died, your father commanded,

Genesis 50:18
His brothers also came to him, bowed down before him, and said, "We are your slaves!"

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Matthew 6:12, 14, 15
And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors; . . .

Matthew 18:35
That is how My Heavenly Father will treat each of you, unless you forgive your brother from your heart."

Luke 17:3, 4
Watch yourselves. If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him. . . .

Ephesians 4:32
Be kind and tender-hearted to one another, forgiving each other just as in Christ God forgave you.

Colossians 3:12, 13
Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. . . .

they did.

Genesis 50:20
As for you, what you intended against me for evil, God intended for good, in order to accomplish a day like this--to preserve the lives of many people.

Job 33:27, 28
Then he will sing before men with these words: 'I have sinned and perverted what was right; yet I did not get what I deserved. . . .

Psalm 21:11
Though they intend You harm, the schemes they devise will not prevail.

Proverbs 28:13
He who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.

James 5:16
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man has great power to prevail.


Genesis 31:42
If the God of my father, the God of Abraham and the One Feared by Isaac, had not been with me, surely by now you would have sent me away empty-handed. But God has seen my affliction and the toil of my hands, and last night He rendered judgment."

Genesis 49:25
by the God of your father who helps you, and by the Almighty who blesses you, with blessings of the heavens above, with blessings of the depths below, with blessings of the breasts and womb.

Matthew 10:42
And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is My disciple, truly I tell you, he will never lose his reward."

Matthew 25:40
And the King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me.'

Mark 10:41
On hearing this, the ten became indignant with James and John.

Galatians 6:10, 16
Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to the family of faith. . . .

Philemon 1:8
So although in Christ I am bold enough to order you to do what is proper,


Genesis 42:21-24
Then they said to one another, "Surely we are being punished because of our brother. We saw his anguish when he pleaded with us, but we would not listen. That is why this distress has come upon us." . . .

Genesis 45:4, 5, 8
Then Joseph said to his brothers, "Please come near me." And they did so. "I am Joseph, your brother, " he said, "the one you sold into Egypt! . . .

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