Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Genesis 49:23 in English Standard Version "The archers bitterly attacked him, shot at him, and harassed him severely," Ge 37:24 And they took him and threw him into a pit. The pit was empty; there was no water in it. Ge 37:28 Then Midianite traders passed by. And they drew Joseph up and lifted him out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver. They took Joseph to Egypt. Ge 39:20 And Joseph’s master took him and put him into the prison, the place where the king’s prisoners were confined, and he was there in prison.