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Passage Lookup: Genesis 39

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Genesis 39:1
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Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an Egyptian officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the bodyguard, bought him [a]from the (a)Ishmaelites, who had taken him down there.
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Genesis 39:2
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(b)The Lord was with Joseph, so he became a [b]successful man. And he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian.
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Genesis 39:3
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Now his master (c)saw that the Lord was with him and how the Lord (d)caused all that he did to prosper in his hand.
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Genesis 39:4
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So Joseph (e)found favor in his sight and [c]became his personal servant; and he made him overseer over his house, and (f)all that he owned he put in his [d]charge.
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Genesis 39:5
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It came about that from the time he made him overseer in his house and over all that he owned, the Lord (g)blessed the Egyptian's house on account of Joseph; thus (h)the Lord's blessing was upon all that he owned, in the house and in the field.
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Genesis 39:6
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So he left everything he owned in Joseph's [e]charge; and with him there he did not [f]concern himself with anything except the [g]food which he [h]ate. Now Joseph was (i)handsome in form and appearance.
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Genesis 39:7
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It came about after these events (j)that his master's wife [i]looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "(k)Lie with me."
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Genesis 39:8
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But (l)he refused and said to his master's wife, "Behold, with me here, my master [j]does not concern himself with anything in the house, and he has put all that he owns in my [k]charge.
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Genesis 39:9
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[l](m)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 (n)sin against God?"
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Genesis 39:10
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As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside her or be with her.
Genesis 39:11
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Now it happened [m]one day that he went into the house to do his work, and none of the men of the household was there inside.
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Genesis 39:12
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She caught him by his garment, saying, "Lie with me!" And he left his garment in her hand and fled, and went outside.
Genesis 39:13
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[n]When she saw that he had left his garment in her hand and had fled outside,
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Genesis 39:14
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she called to the men of her household and said to them, "See, he has brought in a [o]Hebrew to us to make sport of us; he came in to me to lie with me, and I [p]screamed.
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Genesis 39:15
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When he heard that I raised my voice and [q]screamed, he left his garment beside me and fled and went outside."
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Genesis 39:16
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So she [r]left his garment beside her until his master came home.
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Genesis 39:17
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Then she (o)spoke to him [s]with these words, "[t]The Hebrew slave, whom you brought to us, came in to me to make sport of me;
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Genesis 39:18
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and as I raised my voice and [u]screamed, he left his garment beside me and fled outside."
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Genesis 39:19
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Now when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spoke to him, saying, "[v]This is what your slave did to me," (p)his anger burned.
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Genesis 39:20
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So Joseph's master took him and (q)put him into the jail, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the jail.
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Genesis 39:21
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But (r)the Lord was with Joseph and extended kindness to him, and (s)gave him favor in the sight of the chief jailer.
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Genesis 39:22
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The chief jailer (t)committed to Joseph's [w]charge all the prisoners who were in the jail; so that whatever was done there, he was [x]responsible for it.
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Genesis 39:23
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(u)The chief jailer did not supervise anything under [y]Joseph's charge because (v)the Lord was with him; and whatever he did, (w)the Lord made to prosper.
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