39:1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt ; and
Potiphar, an eunuch of Pharaoh, cheif of the executioners, an
Egyptian, bought him from the hands of the Ishmeelites, which had brought him down
39:2 And Yehovah was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous
man ; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.
39:3 And his master saw that Yehovah [was] with him, and that Yehovah made all that he did to prosper
in his hand.
39:4 And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him
and he made him overseer over his house, and he gave him all that
he owened into his hand.
39:5 And it came about from the time [that] he had made him
overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that Yehovah
blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake ; and the blessing
of Yehovah was upon all that he had in the house, and in the
39:6 And he left all that he owned in Joseph's hand ; and he
did not know anything he had, except the bread which he did eat.
And Joseph was beautiful in form , and beautiful of appearance.
Joseph resists temptation
39:7 And after these things happened, that his master's wife
cast her eyes upon Joseph ; and she said, Lie with me.
39:8 But he refused, and said to his master's wife,
Behold, my master does not know what [is] with me in the
house, and all that he owns he has given into my hand.
39:9 [There is] none greater in this house than I; neither
has he kept back any thing from me but you, because you [are] his
wife how then can I do this great evil, and sin against Eloheem ?
39:10 And it happened, as she spoke to Joseph day by day,
that he did not listen to her, to lie beside her to be with her.
39:11 And it happened about [on] this day, that [Joseph]
went into the house to do his work. And none of the men of the
house [were] there in the house.
39:12 And she caught him by his robe, saying, Lie with m! And
he left his robe in her hand, and fled outside.
39:13 And it happened, when she saw that he had left his robe
in her hand, and fled outside,
39:14 That she called to the men of her house, and spoke to them, saying, See, he has brought in an Hebrew to us to
mock us; he came in to me to lie with me, and I cried with a
39:15 And it came to pass, when he heard that I raised my
voice and cried, that he left his robe with me, and fled, and
39:16 And she laid up his robe by her, until his master came
39:17 And she spoke these same words to him,
saying, The Hebrew slave, which you have brought in to us, came
in in to me to, at mock me
39:18 And it happened, as I lifted up my voice and cried,
that he left his robe with me, and fled outside.
39:19 And it happened, when his master heard the words of his
wife, which she spoke to him, saying, According tp these words
your slave did to me; that his anger glowed.
Joseph is cast into prison
39:20 And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners [were]
bound and he was there in the prison.
39:21 But Yehovah was with Joseph, and shown him mercy, and gave him favor in the sight of the warden of
39:22 And the warden of the prison gave to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that [were]
in the prison; and all which they did there, he was doing.
39:23 The warden of the prison looked not to anything in his
hand ; because Yehovah [was] with him , and [that]
which he did, Yehovah made [it] prosper.
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1|| Chapter 2 || Chapter 3 || Chapter
4 || Chapter 5 || Chapter
6 || Chapter 7 || Chapter 8 || Chapter
9 || Chapter 10
11 || Chapter 12 || Chapter 13 || Chapter
14 || Chapter 15 || Chapter
16 || Chapter 17 || Chapter 18 || Chapter
19 || Chapter 20
21 || Chapter 22 || Chapter 23 || Chapter
24 || Chapter 25||Chapter
26 || Chapter 27 || Chapter 28 || Chapter
29 || Chapter 30
31 || Chapter 32 || Chapter 33 || Chapter
34 || Chapter 35 || Chapter
36 || Chapter 37 || Chapter 38 || Chapter
39 || Chapter 40
41 || Chapter 42 || Chapter 43 || Chapter
44 || Chapter 45 || Chapter
46 || Chapter 47 || Chapter 48 || Chapter
49 || Chapter 50