The LORD, your God, shall you fear; him shall you serve, and by his name shall you swear.
Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,
Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, and patience,
And he lifted up his eyes, and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, "Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me? God be gracious to you, my son!" Then Joseph made haste, for his heart yearned for his brother, and he sought a place to weep. And he entered his chamber and wept there. Then he washed his face and came out; and controlling himself he said, "Let food be served."
As an example of suffering and patience, brethren, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. Behold, we call those happy who were steadfast. You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful.