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Genesis 39

1Joseph had been taken to Egypt by the Ishmaelites, who had sold him to Potiphar, an Egyptian who was one of Pharaoh's officers, the commander of the royal guard.
2The Lord was with Joseph and made him successful. He lived in his Egyptian master's house. 3His master noticed that the Lord was with him and made him successful in everything he did. 4Potiphar appreciated Joseph and his service, and put him in charge of his household and made him responsible for everything he owned. 5From the time he put Joseph in charge and trusted him with all he had, the Lord blessed Potiphar's household because of Joseph. The Lord blessed everything he had, whether in his house or in his fields. 6So Potiphar left Joseph to care for everything he owned. He didn't bother with anything except to decide what food he was going to eat.
Now Joseph was handsome, having a good physique, 7so some time later he caught the eye of his master's wife. She propositioned him, saying, “Come here! Sleep with me!”
8But he turned her down, telling his master's wife, “Look, my master trusts me so much#39:8. “Trusts me so much”: supplied for clarity. he doesn't even bother to find out how his household is running. He's put me in charge of everything he owns— 9no one in this house has more authority than me! He hasn't held back anything from me except you, because you are his wife. So how could I do such an evil thing as this, and sin against God?”
10Day after day she persisted in asking him, but he refused to sleep with her and tried to avoid her. 11But one day he went into the house to do his work and none of the other servants were there. 12She grabbed him by his clothing,#39:12. “Clothing”: the Hebrew word is a general word for clothing and is not specific. However, ancient Egyptian art depicts servants as wearing only a loincloth, and it is likely this what was Joseph was wearing. It also fits the story in that this piece of cloth could easily have been torn off. However, since nothing specific is mentioned, the general term is used here. and demanded, “Sleep with me!” But leaving his clothing in her hand, he ran out of the house.
13Seeing that he'd left his clothing in her hand, and had ran out of the house, 14she shouted out to her servants, “Look at this! He#39:14. Referring to her husband. It's interesting that she simply refers to him as “he,” an indication of her lack of respect for him, also evidenced by her willingness to commit adultery. brought this Hebrew slave here to dishonor us! This man came to try and rape me, but I screamed at the top of my voice. 15When he heard me scream for help, he left his clothing beside me and ran outside.”
16She kept his clothing with her until her husband came home. 17Then she told him her story. It went like this: “That Hebrew slave you brought here tried to come and dishonor me. 18But as soon as I screamed and called for help, he left his clothing beside me and ran outside.”
19When Potiphar heard the story his wife told him, saying, “This is what your servant did to me,” he became angry. 20He took Joseph and put him in the prison where the king's prisoners were kept, and there he stayed. 21But the Lord was with Joseph, showing him trustworthy love, and made the chief jailer pleased with him. 22So the chief jailer put Joseph in charge of all the prisoners there and gave him the responsibility for running the prison. 23The chief jailer didn't bother with anything for Joseph took care of it all for the Lord was with him and made him successful.
1And Yosef (Increaser; May God the Powerful One add [Yah]) was brought down to Mitzrayim [Egypt] (Double Distress or Double Stronghold, Black Land); and Potifar (He Whom The Ra Gave, Priest of the Bull, belonging to the sun), an officer of Pharaoh (Great House), captain of the guard, an Mitzrayimot (People of the Black Land), bought him of the hands of the Yishma’elim (They Will Hear God [EL]), which had brought him down there.
2And the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) was with Yosef (Increaser; May God the Powerful One add [Yah]), and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Mitzrayimot.
3And his master saw that the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) [was] with him, and that the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) made all that he did to prosper in his hand.
4And Yosef found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all [that] he had he put into his hand.
5And it came to pass from the time [that] he had made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Blessed (Favored by God; happy; prosperous) the Mitzrayimi house for Yosef’s sake; and the blessing of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) was upon all that he had in the house, and in the field.
6And he left all that he had in Yosef’s (Increaser; May God the Powerful One add [Yah]) hand; and he knew not ought he had, save the bread which he did eat. And Yosef was [a] goodly [person], and well favoured.
7And it came to pass after these things, that his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Yosef; and she said, Lie with me.
8But he refused, and said unto his master’s wife, Behold, my master knows not what [is] with me in the house, and he has committed all that he has to my hand;
9 [There is] none greater in this house than I; neither has he kept back anything from me but youi, because youi [are] his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God-Elōhīm [The Living Word - The Many Powered]?
10And it came to pass, as she spoke to Yosef day by day, that he listened not unto her, to lie by her, [or] to be with her.
11And it came to pass about this time, that [Yosef] went into the house to do his business; and [there was] none of the men of the house there within.
12And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.
13And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth,
14That she called unto the men of her house, and spoke unto them, saying, See, he has brought in an Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice:
15And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got him out.
16And she laid up his garment by her, until his lord came home.
17And she spoke unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which youi have brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:
18And it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled out.
19And it came to pass, when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spoke unto him, saying, After this manner did youri servant to me; that his wrath was kindled.
20And Yosef’s (Increaser; May God the Powerful One add [Yah]) master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king’s prisoners [were] bound: and he was there in the prison.
21But the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) was with Yosef, and showed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
22And the keeper of the prison committed to Yosef’s hand all the prisoners that [were] in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer [of it].
23The keeper of the prison looked not to anything [that was] under his hand; because the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) was with him, and [that] which he did, the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) made [it] to prosper.