Genesis 40:22

22 But he hanged the chief baker: as Joseph had interpreted to them.

Genesis 40:22 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 40:22

But he hanged the chief baker
The is, he ordered him to be hanged; because, as the same Targum says, he consulted to kill him (Pharaoh): as Joseph had interpreted to them;
the events as to both answered to the interpretation Joseph had given of their several dreams.

Genesis 40:22 In-Context

20 And it came to pass the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, that he made a feast unto all his servants: and he lifted up the head of the chief butler and of the chief baker among his servants.
21 And he restored the chief butler unto his butlership again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand:
22 But he hanged the chief baker: as Joseph had interpreted to them.
23 Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgat him.