Genesis 39:17
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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.

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:

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.

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.

Genesis 39:17 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

But after she had repeated her enticements day after day without success, "it came to pass at that time (הזּה כּהיּום for the more usual הזּה כּיּום (Genesis 50:20), lit., about this day, i.e., the day in the writer's mind, on which the thing to be narrated occurred) that Joseph came into his house to attend to his duties, and there were none of the house-servants within." And she laid hold of him by his garment and entreated him to lie with her; but he left his garment in her hand and fled from the house.

Genesis 39:17 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 39:14 That she called to the men of her house, and spoke to them, saying, See, he has brought in an Hebrew to us to mock us...

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 to be an unrighteous witness.

1 Kings 18:17 And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said to him, Are you he that troubles Israel?

1 Kings 21:9-13 And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people...

Psalm 37:14 The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy...

Psalm 55:3 Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity on me, and in wrath they hate me.

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 is but for a moment.

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

Matthew 26:65 Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, He has spoken blasphemy; what further need have we of witnesses? behold...

Cross References
Genesis 39:16
Then she laid up his garment by her until his master came home,

Genesis 39:18
But as soon as I lifted up my voice and cried, he left his garment beside me and fled out of the house."

Exodus 23:1
"You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Proverbs 26:28
A lying tongue hates its victims, and a flattering mouth works ruin.

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