Genesis 40 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 After this, it came to pass, that two eunuchs, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, offended their lord. 1 Some time later, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt offended their master, the king of Egypt.
2 And Pharao being angry with them, (now the one was chief butler, the other chief baker,) 2 Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,
3 He sent them to the prison of the commander of the soldiers, in which Joseph also was prisoner. 3 and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the same prison where Joseph was confined.
4 But the keeper of the prison delivered them to Joseph, and he served them. Some little time passed, and they were kept in custody. 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 they both dreamed a dream the same night, according to the interpretation agreeing to themselves: 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 And when Joseph was come into them in the morning, and saw them sad, 6 When Joseph came to them the next morning, he saw that they were dejected.
7 He asked them, saying: Why is your countenance sadder today than usual? 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 answered: We have dreamed a dream, and there is nobody to interpret it to us. And Joseph said to them: Doth not interpretation belong to God? Tell me what you have dreamed: 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 The chief butler first told his dream: I saw before me 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 On which were three branches, which by little and little sent out buds, and after the blossoms brought forth ripe grapes: 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 Pharao was in my hand: and I took the grapes, and pressed them into the cup which I held, and I gave the cup to Pharao. 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 Joseph answered: This is the interpretation of the dream: The three branches, are yet three days: 12 "This is what it means," Joseph said to him. "The three branches are three days.
13 After which Pharao will remember thy service, and will restore thee to thy former place: and thou shalt present him the cup according to thy office, as before thou was wont to do. 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 Only remember me when it shall be well with thee, and do me this kindness: to put Pharao in mind to take me out of 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 I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews, and here without any fault was cast into the 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 The chief baker seeing that he had wisely interpreted the dream, said: I also dreamed a dream, That I had three baskets of meal 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 that in one basket which was uppermost, I carried all meats that are made by the art of baking, and that the birds ate out of it. 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 Joseph answered: This is the interpretation of the dream: The three baskets, are yet three days: 18 "This is what it means," Joseph said. "The three baskets are three days.
19 After which Pharao will take thy head from thee, and hang thee on a cross, and the birds shall tear thy flesh. 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 The third day after this was the birthday of Pharao: and he made a great feast for his servants, and at the banquet remembered the chief butler, and the chief baker. 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 one to his place, to present him the cup: 21 He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh's hand,
22 The other he hanged on a gibbet, that the truth of the interpreter might be shewn. 22 but he hanged the chief baker, just as Joseph had said to them in his interpretation.
23 But the chief butler, when things prospered with him, forgot his interpreter. 23 The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.