Then they said to him, "1We have ahad a dream and there is noone to interpret it." Then Josephsaid to them, "2Do not interpretations belong to God ? Tell it to me, please."
So the chiefcupbearertold his dream to Joseph, and said to him, "In my dream, bbehold, there was a vine in front of me;
and on the vine were threebranches. And as it was budding, its blossomscame out, and its clustersproducedripegrapes.
"Now Pharaoh'scup was in my hand ; so I took the grapes and squeezed them into Pharaoh'scup, and I put the cup into Pharaoh'schand."
Then Josephsaid to him, "This is the 3interpretation of it: the threebranches are threedays ;
within threemoredaysPharaoh will dlift up your head and restore you to your eoffice ; and you will putPharaoh'scup into his hand according to your formercustomwhen you were his cupbearer.
14"Onlyfkeep me in mind when it goeswell with you, and please4do me a kindnessgby mentioning me to Pharaoh and get me out of thishouse.
"For 5I was in factkidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and evenhere I have donenothing that they should have put me into the hdungeon."
When the chiefbakersaw that he had interpretedfavorably, he said to Joseph, "I also saw in my dream, and behold, there were threebaskets of whitebread on my head ;
and in the topbasket there were some of allisorts of bakedfood for Pharaoh, and the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head."
Then Josephanswered and said, "This is its interpretation : the threebaskets are threedays ;