Genesis 40:22

22 But Pharaoh impaled the chief baker, just as Joseph had predicted when he interpreted his dream.

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 Pharaoh’s birthday came three days later, and he prepared a banquet for all his officials and staff. He summoned his chief cup-bearer and chief baker to join the other officials.
21 He then restored the chief cup-bearer to his former position, so he could again hand Pharaoh his cup.
22 But Pharaoh impaled the chief baker, just as Joseph had predicted when he interpreted his dream.
23 Pharaoh’s chief cup-bearer, however, forgot all about Joseph, never giving him another thought.