Genesis 40 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Some time later it came about that the Egyptian king's cupbearer and baker gave offense to their lord the king of Egypt. 1 Some time later, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt offended their master, the king of Egypt.
2 Pharaoh became angry with his two officers the chief cupbearer and the chief baker. 2 Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,
3 So he put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the prison, in the same place where Yosef was kept. 3 and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the same prison where Joseph was confined.
4 The captain of the guard charged Yosef to be with them, and he became their attendant while they remained in prison. 4 The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he attended them. After they had been in custody for some time,
5 One night the two of them, the king of Egypt's cupbearer and his baker, there in prison, both had dreams, each dream with its own meaning. 5 each of the two men--the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were being held in prison--had a dream the same night, and each dream had a meaning of its own.
6 Yosef came in to them in the morning and saw that they looked sad. 6 When Joseph came to them the next morning, he saw that they were dejected.
7 He asked Pharaoh's officers there with him in the prison of his master's house, "Why are you looking so sad today?" 7 So he asked Pharaoh's officials who were in custody with him in his master's house, "Why are your faces so sad today?"
8 They said to him, "We each had a dream, and there's no one around who can interpret it."Yosef said to them, "Don't interpretations belong to God? Tell it to me, please." 8 "We both had dreams," they answered, "but there is no one to interpret them." Then Joseph said to them, "Do not interpretations belong to God? Tell me your dreams."
9 Then the chief cupbearer told Yosef his dream: "In my dream, there in front of me was a vine, 9 So the chief cupbearer told Joseph his dream. He said to him, "In my dream I saw a vine in front of me,
10 and the vine had three branches. The branches budded, then it suddenly began to blossom, and finally clusters of ripe grapes appeared. 10 and on the vine were three branches. As soon as it budded, it blossomed, and its clusters ripened into grapes.
11 Pharaoh's cup was in my hand, so I took the grapes and pressed them into Pharaoh's cup, and gave the cup to Pharaoh." 11 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."
12 Yosef said to him, "Here is its interpretation: the three branches are three days. 12 "This is what it means," Joseph said to him. "The three branches are three days.
13 Within three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your office: you will be giving Pharaoh his cup as you used to when you were his cupbearer. 13 Within three days Pharaoh will lift up your head 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.
14 But remember me when it goes well with you; and show me kindness, please; and mention me to Pharaoh, so that he will release me from this prison. 14 But when all goes well with you, remember me and show me kindness; mention me to Pharaoh and get me out of this prison.
15 For the truth is that I was kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and here too I have done nothing wrong that would justify putting me in this dungeon." 15 For I was forcibly carried off from the land of the Hebrews, and even here I have done nothing to deserve being put in a dungeon."
16 When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was favorable, he said to Yosef, "I too saw in my dream: there were three baskets of white bread on my head. 16 When the chief baker saw that Joseph had given a favorable interpretation, he said to Joseph, "I too had a dream: On my head were three baskets of bread.
17 In the uppermost basket there were all kinds of baked goods for Pharaoh, but the birds ate them out of the basket on my head." 17 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."
18 Yosef answered, "Here is its interpretation: the three baskets are three days. 18 "This is what it means," Joseph said. "The three baskets are three days.
19 Within three days Pharaoh will lift up your head from off of you -he will hang you on a tree, and the birds will eat your flesh off you." 19 Within three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and hang you on a tree. And the birds will eat away your flesh."
20 On the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, he gave a party for all his officials, and he lifted up the head of the chief cupbearer and the head of the chief baker among his officials. 20 Now the third day was Pharaoh's birthday, and he gave a feast for all his officials. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker in the presence of his officials:
21 He restored the chief cupbearer back to his position, so that he again gave Pharaoh his cup. 21 He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh's hand,
22 But he hanged the chief baker, as Yosef had interpreted to them. 22 but he hanged the chief baker, just as Joseph had said to them in his interpretation.
23 Nevertheless, the chief cupbearer didn't remember Yosef, but forgot him. 23 The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.