Genesis 39:17
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New International Version
Then she told him this story: "That Hebrew slave you brought us came to me to make sport of me.

New Living Translation
Then she told him her story. "That Hebrew slave you've brought into our house tried to come in and fool around with me," she said.

English Standard Version
and she told him the same story, saying, “The Hebrew servant, whom you have brought among us, came in to me to laugh at me.

New American Standard Bible
Then she spoke to him with these words, "The Hebrew slave, whom you brought to us, came in to me to make sport of me;

King James Bible
And she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then she told him the same story: "The Hebrew slave you brought to us came to make a fool of me,

International Standard Version
and then this is what she told him: "That Hebrew slave whom you brought to us came in here to rape me.

NET Bible
This is what she said to him: "That Hebrew slave you brought to us tried to humiliate me,

New Heart English Bible
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, and said to me, "Let me lie with you."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then she told him the same story: "The Hebrew slave you brought here came in and tried to fool around with me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And she spoke unto him according to these words, saying: 'The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me.

New American Standard 1977
Then she spoke to him with these words, “The Hebrew slave, whom you brought to us, came in to me to make sport of me;

Jubilee Bible 2000
And she spoke unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew slave, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to dishonour me;

King James 2000 Bible
And she spoke unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which you have brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:

American King James Version
And she spoke to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which you have brought to us, came in to me to mock me:

American Standard Version
And she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And said: The Hebrew servant, whom thou best brought, came to me to abuse me.

Darby Bible Translation
And she spoke to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew bondman that thou hast brought to us came in to me to mock me;

English Revised Version
And she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:

Webster's Bible Translation
And she spoke to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which thou hast brought to us, came in to me to mock me.

World English Bible
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,

Young's Literal Translation
And she speaketh unto him according to these words, saying, 'The Hebrew servant whom thou hast brought unto us, hath come in unto me to play with me;
Study Bible
Joseph Falsely Imprisoned
16So she left his garment beside her until his master came home. 17Then she spoke to him with these words, "The Hebrew slave, whom you brought to us, came in to me to make sport of me; 18and as I raised my voice and screamed, he left his garment beside me and fled outside."…
Cross References
Genesis 39:16
So she left his garment beside her until his master came home.

Genesis 39:18
and as I raised my voice and screamed, he left his garment beside me and fled outside."

Exodus 23:1
"You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Proverbs 26:28
A lying tongue hates those it crushes, And a flattering mouth works ruin.
Treasury of Scripture

And she spoke to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which you have brought to us, came in to me to mock me:

Genesis 39:14 That she called to the men of her house, and spoke to them, saying, …

Exodus 20:16 You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Exodus 23:1 You shall not raise a false report: put not your hand with the wicked …

1 Kings 18:17 And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said to him, …

1 Kings 21:9-13 And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth …

Psalm 37:14 The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to …

Psalm 55:3 Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the …

Psalm 120:2-4 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue…

Proverbs 12:19 The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue …

Proverbs 19:5,9 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaks lies …

Matthew 26:65 Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, He has spoken blasphemy; …

And she spake unto him according to these words,.... When her husband came home she related to him the above affair, according to the purport of the above words, and in much the same manner, and to the same import as she had to the men of her house:

saying, the Hebrew servant which thou hast brought unto us came in unto me to mock me; in an obscene manner, using filthy words and actions, contrary to the rules of chastity as well as good manners; or, in other words, to lie with her, which she pretended he solicited. 39:13-18 Joseph's mistress, having tried in vain to make him a guilty man, endeavoured to be avenged on him. Those that have broken the bonds of modesty, will never be held by the bonds of truth. It is no new thing for the best of men to be falsely accused of the worst of crimes, by those who themselves are the worst of criminals. It is well there is a day of discovery coming, in which all shall appear in their true characters.
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