Pharaoh's cup was in my hand, and I took the grapes, squeezed them into Pharaoh's cup and put the cup in his hand."
"This is what it means,1" Joseph said to him. "The three branches are three days.2
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Within three days3 Pharaoh will lift up your head4 and restore you to your position, and you will put Pharaoh's cup in his hand, just as you used to do when you were his cupbearer.5
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But when all goes well with you, remember me6 and show me kindness;7 mention me to Pharaoh8 and get me out of this prison.
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For I was forcibly carried off from the land of the Hebrews,9 and even here I have done nothing to deserve being put in a dungeon."10
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When the chief baker11 saw that Joseph had given a favorable interpretation,12 he said to Joseph, "I too had a dream: On my head were three baskets13 of bread.
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In the top basket were all kinds of baked goods for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head."
"This is what it means," Joseph said. "The three baskets are three days.14
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Within three days15 Pharaoh will lift off your head16 and hang you on a tree.17 And the birds will eat away your flesh."18
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Now the third day19 was Pharaoh's birthday,20 and he gave a feast for all his officials.21 He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker22 in the presence of his officials:
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He restored the chief cupbearer23 to his position,24 so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh's hand,25
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