But when all goes well for you, remember that I was with you. Please show kindness to me by mentioning me to Pharaoh, and get me out of this prison.
For I was kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and even here I have done nothing that they should put me in the dungeon."
When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was positive, he said to Joseph, "I also had a dream. Three baskets of white bread were on my head.
In the top basket were all sorts of baked goods for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head."
"This is its interpretation," Joseph replied. "The three baskets are three days.
In just three days Pharaoh will lift up your head-from off you-and hang you on a tree.a Then the birds will eat the flesh from your body."b20
On the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, he gave a feast for all his servants. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker:
he restored the chief cupbearer to his position as cupbearer, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh's hand;
but he hangedc the chief baker, just as Joseph had explained to them.
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.d