And they dreamed a dream both of them
Not one and the same dream: each man his dream in one night;
which made it the more remarkable, and the more impressed their minds, concluding from hence there must be something of importance in their dreams: each man according to the interpretation of his dream;
they dreamed each what was suitable to his office and character, and which portended what should hereafter befall them, as the interpretation of them by Joseph afterwards, and the event showed; so that it was not a vain idle dream, but divine and certain: the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which [were] bound in
this is added for explanation's sake, showing who were the persons spoken of that dreamed the dreams.