Genesis 40 LEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And it happened [that] after these things the cupbearer of the king of Egypt and [his] baker did wrong against their lord, against 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 And Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, with the chief cupbearer and chief baker. 2 Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,
3 And he put them in custody in the house of the chief of the guard, into the prison where Joseph was confined. 3 and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the same prison where Joseph was confined.
4 And the chief of the guard appointed Joseph [to be] with them, and he attended them. And they were in custody {many days}. 4 The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he attended them. After they had been in custody for some time,
5 And the two of them, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who [were] confined in the prison, dreamed a dream, each his own dream, with its own interpretation. 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 When Joseph came to them in the morning he looked at them, and behold, they were troubled. 6 When Joseph came to them the next morning, he saw that they were dejected.
7 And he asked the court officials of Pharaoh that [were] with him in the custody of his master's house, "Why [are] your faces 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 And they said to him, "We [each] dreamed a dream, but there is no one to interpret it." And Joseph said to them, "Do not interpretations belong to God? Please tell [them] to me." 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 his dream to Joseph, and he said to him, "In my dream, now behold, [there was] a vine before me, 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 on the vine [were] three branches. And as it budded, its blossoms came up, [and] its clusters of grapes grew ripe. 10 and on the vine were three branches. As soon as it budded, it blossomed, and its clusters ripened into grapes.
11 And the cup of Pharaoh [was] in my hand, and I took the grapes and squeezed them into the cup of Pharaoh. Then I placed the cup into the hand of 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 Then Joseph said to him, "This [is] its interpretation: The three branches, they [are] three days. 12 "This is what it means," Joseph said to him. "The three branches are three days.
13 In three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and will restore you to your office. And you shall put the cup of Pharaoh into his hand as [was] formerly the custom, 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 please may you show kindness with respect to me, and mention me to Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house. 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 I was surely kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and here also I have done nothing that they should put me in this pit." 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 And when the chief baker saw that the interpretation [was] good he said to Joseph, "I also [dreamed]. In my dream, now behold, [there were] three baskets of bread upon 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 And in the upper basket [were] all sorts of baked foods for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating them out of the basket upon 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 Then Joseph answered and said, "This [is] its interpretation: The three baskets, they [are] three days. 18 "This is what it means," Joseph said. "The three baskets are three days.
19 In three days Pharaoh will lift your head from you and hang you on a pole, and the birds will eat your flesh from 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 And it happened [that] on the third day, [which was] Pharaoh's birthday, he made a feast for all his servants. And he lifted up the head of the chief cupbearer and the head of the chief baker in the midst of his servants. 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 And he restored the chief cupbearer to his cupbearing [position]. And he placed the cup in the hand of Pharaoh. 21 He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh's hand,
22 But the chief baker he hanged as Joseph had interpreted to them. 22 but he hanged the chief baker, just as Joseph had said to them in his interpretation.
23 But the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him. 23 The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.