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Genesis 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 Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of the LORD was on all that he had, in the house and in the field.

Genesis 39:6

He left all that he had in Joseph's hand. He didn't concern himself with anything, except for the food which he ate. Joseph was well-built and handsome.

Genesis 39:7

It happened after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph; and she said, "Lie with me."

Genesis 39:10

As she spoke to Joseph day by day, he didn't listen to her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

Genesis 39:20

Joseph'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.

Genesis 39:21

But the LORD was with Joseph, and showed kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

Genesis 39:22

The keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners who were in the prison. Whatever they did there, he was responsible for it.

Genesis 40:3

He put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

Genesis 40:4

The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he took care of them. They stayed in prison many days.

Genesis 40:6

Joseph came in to them in the morning, and saw them, and saw that they were sad.

Genesis 40:8

They said to him, "We have dreamed a dream, and there is no one who can interpret it." Joseph said to them, "Don't interpretations belong to God? Please tell it to me."

Genesis 40:9

The chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph, and said to him, "In my dream, behold, a vine was in front of me,

Genesis 40:12

Joseph said to him, "This is its interpretation: the three branches are three days.

Genesis 40:16

When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was good, he said to Joseph, "I also was in my dream, and behold, three baskets of white bread were on my head.

Genesis 40:18

Joseph answered, "This is its interpretation. The three baskets are three days.

Genesis 40:22

but he hanged the chief baker, as Joseph had interpreted to them.

Genesis 40:23

Yet the chief cupbearer didn't remember Joseph, but forgot him.

Genesis 41:14

Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon. He shaved himself, changed his clothing, and came in to Pharaoh.

Genesis 41:15

Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I have dreamed a dream, and there is no one who can interpret it. I have heard it said of you, that when you hear a dream you can interpret it."

Genesis 41:16

Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, "It isn't in me. God will give Pharaoh an answer of peace."

Genesis 41:17

Pharaoh spoke to Joseph, "In my dream, behold, I stood on the brink of the river:

Genesis 41:25

Joseph said to Pharaoh, "The dream of Pharaoh is one. What God is about to do he has declared to Pharaoh.

Genesis 41:39

Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Because God has shown you all of this, there is none so discreet and wise as you.

Genesis 41:41

Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Behold, I have set you over all the land of Egypt."

Genesis 41:42

Pharaoh took off his signet ring from his hand, and put it on Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in robes of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck,

Genesis 41:44

Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I am Pharaoh, and without you shall no man lift up his hand or his foot in all the land of Egypt."

Genesis 41:45

Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphenath-Paneah; and he gave him Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On as a wife. Joseph went out over the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:46

Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:49

Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it was without number.

Genesis 41:50

To Joseph were born two sons before the year of famine came, whom Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On, bore to him.

Genesis 41:51

Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh, "For," he said, "God has made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house."

Genesis 41:54

The seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Genesis 41:55

When all the land of Egypt was famished, the people cried to Pharaoh for bread, and Pharaoh said to all the Egyptians, "Go to Joseph. What he says to you, do."

Genesis 41:56

The famine was over all the surface of the earth. Joseph opened all the store houses, and sold to the Egyptians. The famine was severe in the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:57

All countries came into Egypt, to Joseph, to buy grain, because the famine was severe in all the earth.

Genesis 42:3

Joseph's ten brothers went down to buy grain from Egypt.

Genesis 42:4

But Jacob didn't send Benjamin, Joseph's brother, with his brothers; for he said, "Lest perhaps harm happen to him."

Genesis 42:6

Joseph was the governor over the land. It was he who sold to all the people of the land. Joseph's brothers came, and bowed themselves down to him with their faces to the earth.

Genesis 42:7

Joseph saw his brothers, and he recognized them, but acted like a stranger to them, and spoke roughly with them. He said to them, "Where did you come from?" They said, "From the land of Canaan to buy food."

Genesis 42:8

Joseph recognized his brothers, but they didn't recognize him.

Genesis 42:9

Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed about them, and said to them, "You are spies! You have come to see the nakedness of the land."

Genesis 42:14

Joseph said to them, "It is like I told you, saying, 'You are spies!'

Genesis 42:18

Joseph said to them the third day, "Do this, and live, for I fear God.

Genesis 42:23

They didn't know that Joseph understood them; for there was an interpreter between them.

Genesis 42:25

Then Joseph gave a command to fill their bags with grain, and to restore each man's money into his sack, and to give them food for the way. So it was done to them.

Genesis 42:36

Jacob, their father, said to them, "You have bereaved me of my children! Joseph is no more, Simeon is no more, and you want to take Benjamin away. All these things are against me."

Genesis 43:15

The men took that present, and they took double money in their hand, and Benjamin; and got up, went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph.

Genesis 43:16

When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, "Bring the men into the house, and butcher an animal, and prepare; for the men will dine with me at noon."

Genesis 43:17

The man did as Joseph commanded, and the man brought the men to Joseph's house.

Genesis 43:18

The men were afraid, because they were brought to Joseph's house; and they said, "Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at the first time, we're brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, attack us, and seize us as slaves, along with our donkeys."

Genesis 43:19

They came near to the steward of Joseph's house, and they spoke to him at the door of the house,

Genesis 43:24

The man brought the men into Joseph's house, and gave them water, and they washed their feet. He gave their donkeys fodder.

Genesis 43:25

They prepared the present for Joseph's coming at noon, for they heard that they should eat bread there.

Genesis 43:26

When Joseph came home, they brought him the present which was in their hand into the house, and bowed themselves down to him to the earth.

Genesis 43:30

Joseph hurried, for his heart yearned over his brother; and he sought a place to weep. He entered into his room, and wept there.

Genesis 44:2

Put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, with his grain money." He did according to the word that Joseph had spoken.

Genesis 44:4

When they had gone out of the city, and were not yet far off, Joseph said to his steward, "Up, follow after the men. When you overtake them, ask them, 'Why have you rewarded evil for good?

Genesis 44:14

Judah and his brothers came to Joseph's house, and he was still there. They fell on the ground before him.

Genesis 44:15

Joseph said to them, "What deed is this that you have done? Don't you know that such a man as I can indeed divine?"

Genesis 45:1

Then Joseph couldn't control himself before all those who stood before him, and he cried, "Cause everyone to go out from me!" No one else stood with him, while Joseph made himself known to his brothers.

Genesis 45:3

Joseph said to his brothers, "I am Joseph! Does my father still live?" His brothers couldn't answer him; for they were terrified at his presence.

Genesis 45:4

Joseph said to his brothers, "Come near to me, please." They came near. "He said, I am Joseph, your brother, whom you sold into Egypt.

Genesis 45:9

Hurry, and go up to my father, and tell him, 'This is what your son Joseph says, "God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me. Don't wait.

Genesis 45:16

The report of it was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, "Joseph's brothers have come." It pleased Pharaoh well, and his servants.

Genesis 45:17

Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Tell your brothers, 'Do this. Load your animals, and go, travel to the land of Canaan.

Genesis 45:21

The sons of Israel did so. Joseph gave them wagons, according to the commandment of Pharaoh, and gave them provision for the way.

Genesis 45:26

They told him, saying, "Joseph is still alive, and he is ruler over all the land of Egypt." His heart fainted, for he didn't believe them.

Genesis 45:27

They told him all the words of Joseph, which he had said to them. When he saw the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob, their father, revived.

Genesis 45:28

Israel said, "It is enough. Joseph my son is still alive. I will go and see him before I die."

Genesis 46:4

I will go down with you into Egypt. I will also surely bring you up again. Joseph will close your eyes."

Genesis 46:19

The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife: Joseph and Benjamin.

Genesis 46:20

To Joseph in the land of Egypt were born Manasseh and Ephraim, whom Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera, priest of On, bore to him.

Genesis 46:27

The sons of Joseph, who were born to him in Egypt, were two souls. All the souls of the house of Jacob, who came into Egypt, were seventy.

Genesis 46:28

He sent Judah before him to Joseph, to show the way before him to Goshen, and they came into the land of Goshen.

Genesis 46:29

Joseph prepared his chariot, and went up to meet Israel, his father, in Goshen. He presented himself to him, and fell on his neck, and wept on his neck a good while.

Genesis 46:30

Israel said to Joseph, "Now let me die, since I have seen your face, that you are still alive."

Genesis 46:31

Joseph said to his brothers, and to his father's house, "I will go up, and speak with Pharaoh, and will tell him, 'My brothers, and my father's house, who were in the land of Canaan, have come to me.

Genesis 47:1

Then Joseph went in and told Pharaoh, and said, "My father and my brothers, with their flocks, their herds, and all that they own, have come out of the land of Canaan; and behold, they are in the land of Goshen."

Genesis 47:5

Pharaoh spoke to Joseph, saying, "Your father and your brothers have come to you.

Genesis 47:7

Joseph brought in Jacob, his father, and set him before Pharaoh, and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

Genesis 47:11

Joseph placed his father and his brothers, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded.

Genesis 47:12

Joseph nourished his father, his brothers, and all of his father's household, with bread, according to their families.

Genesis 47:14

Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the grain which they bought: and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh's house.

Genesis 47:15

When the money was all spent in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came to Joseph, and said, "Give us bread, for why should we die in your presence? For our money fails."

Genesis 47:16

Joseph said, "Give me your livestock; and I will give you food for your livestock, if your money is gone."

Genesis 47:17

They brought their livestock to Joseph, and Joseph gave them bread in exchange for the horses, and for the flocks, and for the herds, and for the donkeys: and he fed them with bread in exchange for all their livestock for that year.

Genesis 47:20

So Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh, for every man of the Egyptians sold his field, because the famine was severe on them, and the land became Pharaoh's.

Genesis 47:23

Then Joseph said to the people, "Behold, I have bought you and your land today for Pharaoh. Behold, here is seed for you, and you shall sow the land.

Genesis 47:26

Joseph made it a statute concerning the land of Egypt to this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth. Only the land of the priests alone didn't become Pharaoh's.

Genesis 47:29

The time drew near that Israel must die, and he called his son Joseph, and said to him, "If now I have found favor in your sight, please put your hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me. Please don't bury me in Egypt,