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Genesis 40 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:1 - It happened after these things, that the butler of the king of Mitzrayim and his baker offended their lord, the king of Mitzrayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:2 - Par`oh was angry with his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:3 - He put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Yosef was bound.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:4 - The captain of the guard assigned them to Yosef, and he took care of them. They stayed in prison many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:5 - They both dreamed a dream, each man his dream, in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Mitzrayim, who were bound in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:6 - Yosef came in to them in the morning, and saw them, and saw that they were sad.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:7 - He asked Par`oh's officers who were with him in custody in his master's house, saying, "Why do you look so sad today?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:8 - They said to him, "We have dreamed a dream, and there is no one who can interpret it." Yosef said to them, "Don't interpretations belong to God? Please tell it to me."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:9 - The chief cupbearer told his dream to Yosef, and said to him, "In my dream, behold, a vine was in front of me,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:10 - and in the vine were three branches. It was as though it budded, its blossoms shot forth, and the clusters of it brought forth ripe grapes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:11 - Par`oh's cup was in my hand; and I took the grapes, and pressed them into Par`oh's cup, and I gave the cup into Par`oh's hand."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:12 - Yosef said to him, "This is the interpretation of it: the three branches are three days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:13 - Within three more days, Par`oh will lift up your head, and restore you to your office. You will give Par`oh's cup into his hand, the way you did when you were his cupbearer.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:14 - But remember me when it will be well with you, and show kindness, please, to me, and make mention of me to Par`oh, and bring me out of this house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:15 - For indeed, I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews, and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:16 - When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was good, he said to Yosef, "I also was in my dream, and, behold, three baskets of white bread were on my head.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:17 - In the uppermost basket there was all kinds of baked food for Par`oh, and the birds ate them out of the basket on my head."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:18 - Yosef answered, "This is the interpretation of it. The three baskets are three days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:19 - Within three more days, Par`oh will lift up your head from off you, and will hang you on a tree; and the birds will eat your flesh from off you."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:20 - It happened the third day, which was Par`oh's birthday, that he made a feast for all his servants, and he lifted up the head of the chief cupbearer and the head of the chief baker among his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:21 - He restored the chief cupbearer to his position again, and he gave the cup into Par`oh's hand;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:22 - but he hanged the chief baker, as Yosef had interpreted to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:23 - Yet the chief cupbearer didn't remember Yosef, but forgot him.

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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