And it came to pass, when the king of Israel had read the letter, that he rent his clothes, and said, Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man doth send unto me to recover a man of his leprosy? but consider, I pray you, and see how he seeketh a quarrel against me.
And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?
And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his clothes.
Then they rent their clothes, and laded every man his ass, and returned to the city.
Jehovah killeth, and maketh alive: He bringeth down to Sheol, and bringeth up.
Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeketh mischief: for he sent unto me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I denied him not.