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 Genesis 39:6 - 20
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 39
39:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
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,
 
39:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and after a while his master's wife took notice of Joseph and said, "Come to bed with me!"
 
39:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
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.
 
39:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
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?"
 
39:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And though she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or even be with her.
 
39:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
One day he went into the house to attend to his duties, and none of the household servants was inside.
 
39:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
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.
 
39:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When she saw that he had left his cloak in her hand and had run out of the house,
 
39:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
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.
 
39:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When he heard me scream for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house."
 
39:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She kept his cloak beside her until his master came home.
 
39:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then she told him this story: "That Hebrew slave you brought us came to me to make sport of me.
 
39:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But as soon as I screamed for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house."
 
39:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When his master heard the story his wife told him, saying, "This is how your slave treated me," he burned with anger.
 
39:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
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,
 
 

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