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Bible Verse Dictionary

Genesis 42:21 - Besought

Genesis 42:21 - And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And they said H559 אָמַר
one H376 אִישׁ
to H413 אֵל
another H251 אָח
We H587 אֲנַחְנוּ
are verily H61 אֲבָל
guilty H818 אָשֵׁם
concerning H5921 עַל
our brother H251 אָח
in that H834 אֲשֶׁר
we H587 אֲנַחְנוּ
saw H7200 רָאָה
the anguish H6869 צָרָה
of his soul H5315 נֶפֶשׁ
when he besought H2603 חָנַן
us and we H587 אֲנַחְנוּ
would not H3808 לֹא
hear H8085 שָׁמַע
therefore H5921 עַל
is this H2063 זֹאת
distress H6869 צָרָה
come H935 בּוֹא
upon H413 אֵל


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.