comfort himself
Genesis 37:18-20
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When they saw him from a distance and before he came close to them, they plotted against him to put him to death.
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They said to one another, "Here comes this dreamer!
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"Now then, come and let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, 'A wild beast devoured him.' Then let us see what will become of his dreams!"
Genesis 42:21
Then they said to one another, "Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen; therefore this distress has come upon us."
Genesis 42:22
Reuben answered them, saying, "Did I not tell you, 'Do not sin against the boy'; and you would not listen? Now comes the reckoning for his blood."
1 Samuel 30:5
Now David's two wives had been taken captive, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess and Abigail the widow of Nabal the Carmelite.
Job 20:12-14
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"Though evil is sweet in his mouth [And] he hides it under his tongue,
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[Though] he desires it and will not let it go, But holds it in his mouth,
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[Yet] his food in his stomach is changed To the venom of cobras within him.
Psalm 64:5
They hold fast to themselves an evil purpose; They talk of laying snares secretly; They say, "Who can see them?"
Proverbs 2:14
Who delight in doing evil And rejoice in the perversity of evil;
Proverbs 4:16
For they cannot sleep unless they do evil; And they are robbed of sleep unless they make [someone] stumble.
Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness And drink the wine of violence.