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Genesis 39 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:1 - Yosef was brought down to Mitzrayim. Potifar, an officer of Par`oh's, the captain of the guard, a Mitzrian, bought him from the hand of the Yishme`elim that had brought him down there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:2 - The LORD was with Yosef, and he was a prosperous man. He was in the house of his master the Mitzrian.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:3 - His master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD made all that he did prosper in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:4 - Yosef found favor in his sight. He ministered to him, and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:5 - It happened from the time that he made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that the LORD blessed the Mitzrian's house for Yosef's sake; and the blessing of the LORD was on all that he had, in the house and in the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:6 - He left all that he had in Yosef's hand. He didn't concern himself with anything, except for the food which he ate. Yosef was well-built and handsome.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:7 - It happened after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes on Yosef; and she said, "Lie with me."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:8 - But he refused, and said to his master's wife, "Behold, my master doesn't know what is with me in the house, and he has put all that he has into my hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:9 - He isn't greater in this house than I, neither has he kept back anything from me but you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:10 - It happened that as she spoke to Yosef day by day, that he didn't listen to her, to lie by her, or to be with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:11 - It happened about this time, that he went into the house to do his work, and there were none of the men of the house inside.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:12 - She caught him by his garment, saying, "Lie with me!" He left his garment in her hand, and ran outside.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:13 - It happened, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and had run outside,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:14 - that she called to the men of her house, and spoke to them, saying, "Behold, he has brought in a Hebrew to us to mock us. He came in to me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:15 - It happened, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment by me, and ran outside."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:16 - She laid up his garment by her, until his master came home.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:17 - She spoke to him according to these words, saying, "The Hebrew servant, whom you have brought to us, came in to me to mock me,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:18 - and it happened, as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment by me, and ran outside."

Joseph Imprisoned

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:19 - It happened, when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spoke to him, saying, "This is what your servant did to me," that his wrath was kindled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:20 - Yosef's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound, and he was there in custody.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:21 - But the LORD was with Yosef, and showed kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:22 - The keeper of the prison committed to Yosef's hand all the prisoners who were in the prison. Whatever they did there, he was the doer of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:23 - The keeper of the prison didn't look after anything that was under his hand, because the LORD was with him; and that which he did, the LORD made it prosper.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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