Genesis 39:7
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New International Version
and after a while his master's wife took notice of Joseph and said, "Come to bed with me!"

New Living Translation
and Potiphar's wife soon began to look at him lustfully. "Come and sleep with me," she demanded.

English Standard Version
And after a time his master’s wife cast her eyes on Joseph and said, “Lie with me.”

New American Standard Bible
It came about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me."

King James Bible
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After some time his master's wife looked longingly at Joseph and said, "Sleep with me."

International Standard Version
That's why, sometime later, Joseph's master's wife looked straight at Joseph and propositioned him: "Come on! Let's have a little sex!"

NET Bible
Soon after these things, his master's wife took notice of Joseph and said, "Have sex with me."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After a while his master's wife began to desire Joseph, so she said, "Come to bed with me."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said: 'Lie with me.'

New American Standard 1977
And it came about after these events that his master’s wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, “Lie with me.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.

American King James Version
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
h And after many days his mistress 'cast her eyes on Joseph, and said: Lie with me.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph, and said, Lie with me!

English Revised Version
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph: and she said, Lie with me.

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

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass after these things, that his lord's wife lifteth up her eyes unto Joseph, and saith, 'Lie with me;'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
39:7-12 Beauty either in men or women, often proves a snare both to themselves and others. This forbids pride in it, and requires constant watchfulness against the temptation that attends it. We have great need to make a covenant with our eyes, lest the eyes infect the heart. When lust has got power, decency, and reputation, and conscience, are all sacrificed. Potiphar's wife showed that her heart was fully set to do evil. Satan, when he found he could not overcome Joseph with the troubles and the frowns of the world, for in them he still held fast his principle, assaulted him with pleasures, which have ruined more than the former. But Joseph, by the grace of God, was enabled to resist and overcome this temptation; and his escape was as great an instance of the Divine power, as the deliverance of the three children out of the fiery furnace. This sin was one which might most easily beset him. The tempter was his mistress, one whose favour would help him forward; and it was at his utmost peril if he slighted her, and made her his enemy. The time and place favoured the temptation. To all this was added frequent, constant urging. The almighty grace of God enabled Joseph to overcome this assault of the enemy. He urges what he owed both to God and his master. We are bound in honour, as well as justice and gratitude, not in any thing to wrong those who place trust in us, how secretly soever it may be done. He would not offend his God. Three arguments Joseph urges upon himself. 1. He considers who he was that was tempted. One in covenant with God, who professed religion and relation to him. 2. What the sin was to which he was tempted. Others might look upon it as a small matter; but Joseph did not so think of it. Call sin by its own name, and never lessen it. Let sins of this nature always be looked upon as great wickedness, as exceedingly sinful. 3. Against whom he was tempted to sin, against God. Sin is against God, against his nature and his dominion, against his love and his design. Those that love God, for this reason hate sin. The grace of God enabled Joseph to overcome the temptation, by avoiding the temper. He would not stay to parley with the temptation, but fled from it, as escaping for his life. If we mean not to do iniquity, let us flee as a bird from the snare, and as a roe from the hunter.
Study Bible
Joseph and Potiphar's Wife
6So he left everything he owned in Joseph's charge; and with him there he did not concern himself with anything except the food which he ate. Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance. 7It came about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me." 8But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Behold, with me here, my master does not concern himself with anything in the house, and he has put all that he owns in my charge.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 13:11
When she brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her and said to her, "Come, lie with me, my sister."

Proverbs 1:10
My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.

Proverbs 7:15
"Therefore I have come out to meet you, To seek your presence earnestly, and I have found you.
Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.

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Genesis 6:2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; …

Job 31:1 I made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I think on a maid?

Psalm 119:37 Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken you me in your way.

Ezekiel 23:5,6,12-16 And Aholah played the harlot when she was mine; and she doted on …

Matthew 5:28 But I say to you, That whoever looks on a woman to lust after her …

2 Peter 2:14 Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling …

1 John 2:16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust …

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2 Samuel 13:11 And when she had brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her, …

Proverbs 2:16 To deliver you from the strange woman, even from the stranger which …

Proverbs 5:9 Lest you give your honor to others, and your years to the cruel:

Proverbs 7:13 So she caught him, and kissed him, and with an impudent face said to him,

Jeremiah 3:3 Therefore the showers have been withheld, and there has been no latter …

Ezekiel 16:25,32,34 You have built your high place at every head of the way, and have …

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