Now Joseph was taken down to Egypt, and Pot'i-phar, an officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him from the Ish'maelites who had brought him down there.
The LORD was with Joseph, and he became a successful man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian,
and his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD caused all that he did to prosper in his hands.
So Joseph found favor in his sight and attended him, and he made him overseer of his house and put him in charge of all that he had.
From the time that he made him overseer in his house and over all that he had the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; the blessing of the LORD was upon all that he had, in house and field.
So he left all that he had in Joseph's charge; and having him he had no concern for anything but the food which he ate. Now Joseph was handsome and good-looking.
And after a time his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph, and said, "Lie with me."
But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Lo, having me my master has no concern about anything in the house, and he has put everything that he has in my hand;
he is not greater in this house than I am; nor has he kept back anything from me except yourself, because you are his wife; how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?"
And although she spoke to Joseph day after day, he would not listen to her, to lie with her or to be with her.
But one day, when he went into the house to do his work and none of the men of the house was there in the house,
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