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Genesis 39 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an Egyptian officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the bodyguard, bought him from the Ishmaelites, who had taken him down there. 1 Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt. Potiphar, an Egyptian who was one of Pharaoh's officials, the captain of the guard, bought him from the Ishmaelites who had taken him there.
2 The LORD was with Joseph, so he became a successful man. And he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian. 2 The LORD was with Joseph and he prospered, and he lived in the house of his Egyptian master.
3 Now his master saw that the LORD was with him and how the LORD caused all that he did to prosper in his hand. 3 When his master saw that the LORD was with him and that the LORD gave him success in everything he did,
4 So Joseph found favor in his sight and became his personal servant; and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he owned he put in his charge. 4 Joseph found favor in his eyes and became his attendant. Potiphar put him in charge of his household, and he entrusted to his care everything he owned.
5 It came about that from the time he made him overseer in his house and over all that he owned, the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house on account of Joseph; thus the LORD'S blessing was upon all that he owned, in the house and in the field. 5 From the time he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the LORD blessed the household of the Egyptian because of Joseph. The blessing of the LORD was on everything Potiphar had, both in the house and in the field.
6 So he left everything he owned in Joseph's charge; and with him there he did not concern himself with anything except the food which he ate. Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance. 6 So he left in Joseph's care everything he had; with Joseph in charge, he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate. Now Joseph was well-built and handsome,
7 It came about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me." 7 and after a while his master's wife took notice of Joseph and said, "Come to bed with me!"
8 But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Behold, with me here, my master does not concern himself with anything in the house, and he has put all that he owns in my charge. 8 But he refused. "With me in charge," he told her, "my master does not concern himself with anything in the house; everything he owns he has entrusted to my care.
9 "There is no one greater in this house than I, and he has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do this great evil and sin against God?" 9 No one is greater in this house than I am. My master has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do such a wicked thing and sin against God?"
10 As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside her or be with her. 10 And though she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or even be with her.
11 Now it happened one day that he went into the house to do his work, and none of the men of the household was there inside. 11 One day he went into the house to attend to his duties, and none of the household servants was inside.
12 She caught him by his garment, saying, "Lie with me!" And he left his garment in her hand and fled, and went outside. 12 She caught him by his cloak and said, "Come to bed with me!" But he left his cloak in her hand and ran out of the house.
13 When she saw that he had left his garment in her hand and had fled outside, 13 When she saw that he had left his cloak in her hand and had run out of the house,
14 she called to the men of her household and said to them, "See, he has brought in a Hebrew to us to make sport of us; he came in to me to lie with me, and I screamed . 14 she called her household servants. "Look," she said to them, "this Hebrew has been brought to us to make sport of us! He came in here to sleep with me, but I screamed.
15 "When he heard that I raised my voice and screamed, he left his garment beside me and fled and went outside." 15 When he heard me scream for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house."
16 So she left his garment beside her until his master came home. 16 She kept his cloak beside her until his master came home.
17 Then she spoke to him with these words, "The Hebrew slave, whom you brought to us, came in to me to make sport of me; 17 Then she told him this story: "That Hebrew slave you brought us came to me to make sport of me.
18 and as I raised my voice and screamed, he left his garment beside me and fled outside." 18 But as soon as I screamed for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house."
19 Now when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spoke to him, saying, "This is what your slave did to me," his anger burned. 19 When his master heard the story his wife told him, saying, "This is how your slave treated me," he burned with anger.
20 So Joseph's master took him and put him into the jail , the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the jail . 20 Joseph's master took him and put him in prison, the place where the king's prisoners were confined. But while Joseph was there in the prison,
21 But the LORD was with Joseph and extended kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the chief jailer . 21 the LORD was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favor in the eyes of the prison warden.
22 The chief jailer committed to Joseph's charge all the prisoners who were in the jail ; so that whatever was done there, he was responsible for it. 22 So the warden put Joseph in charge of all those held in the prison, and he was made responsible for all that was done there.
23 The chief jailer did not supervise anything under Joseph's charge because the LORD was with him; and whatever he did, the LORD made to prosper. 23 The warden paid no attention to anything under Joseph's care, because the LORD was with Joseph and gave him success in whatever he did.