Then they said to him, "1We have had a dream and there is no one to interpret it." Then Joseph said to them, "2Do not interpretations belong to God? Tell it to me, please."
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So the chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph, and said to him, "In my dream, behold, there was a vine in front of me;
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and on the vine were three branches. And as it was budding, its blossoms came out, and its clusters produced ripe grapes.
"Now Pharaoh's cup was in my hand; so I took the grapes and squeezed them into Pharaoh's cup, and I put the cup into Pharaoh's hand."
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Then Joseph said to him, "This is the 3interpretation of it: the three branches are three days;
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within three more days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your office; and you will put Pharaoh's cup into his hand according to your former custom when you were his cupbearer.
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"Only keep me in mind when it goes well with you, and please 4do me a kindness by mentioning me to Pharaoh and get me out of this house.
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"For 5I was in fact kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and even here I have done nothing that they should have put me into the dungeon."
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When the chief baker saw that he had interpreted favorably, he said to Joseph, "I also saw in my dream, and behold, there were three baskets of white bread on my head;
and in the top basket there were some of all sorts of baked food for Pharaoh, and the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head."
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Then Joseph answered and said, "This is its interpretation: the three baskets are three days;