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Genesis 40:3-7 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard in the prison where Joseph was confined. The captain of the guard assigned Joseph to them, and he became their personal attendant. And they were in custody for some time.[a]

The Egyptian king’s cupbearer and baker, who were confined in the prison, each had a dream. Both had a dream on the same night, and each dream had its own meaning. When Joseph came to them in the morning, he saw that they looked distraught. So he asked Pharaoh’s officers who were in custody with him in his master’s house, “Why do you look so sad today?”


  1. Genesis 40:4 Lit custody days

Genesis 41:10 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

10 Pharaoh had been angry with his servants, and he put me and the chief baker in the custody of the captain of the guard.

Genesis 42:17 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 So Joseph imprisoned them together for three days.


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