Genesis 39:7
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.”

Berean Study Bible
and after some time his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph and said, “Sleep 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.

New King James Version
And it came to pass after these things that his master’s wife cast longing eyes on Joseph, and she said, “Lie with me.”

New American Standard Bible
And it came about after these events that his master’s wife had her eyes on Joseph, and she said, “Sleep with me.”

NASB 1995
It came about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me."

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

Amplified Bible
Then after a time his master’s wife looked at Joseph with desire, and she said, “Lie with me.”

Christian Standard Bible
After some time his master’s wife looked longingly at Joseph and said, “Sleep with me.”

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And it was after these matters, the wife of his lord set her eyes on Yoseph and she said to him, “Lie with me.”

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

Contemporary English Version
and Potiphar's wife soon noticed him. She asked him to make love to her,

Douay-Rheims Bible
h And after many days his mistress '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.

Good News Translation
and after a while his master's wife began to desire Joseph and asked him to go to bed with her.

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

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.'

Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass after these things, that his lord’s wife lifts up her eyes to Joseph and says, “Lie with me”;

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

New Heart English Bible
And it came to pass after these things that his master?s wife took notice of Joseph and she said, "Sleep 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;'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Joseph and Potiphar's Wife
6So Potiphar left all that he owned in Joseph’s care; he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate. Now Joseph was well-built and handsome, 7and after some time his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph and said, “Sleep with me.” 8But he refused. “Look,” he said to his master’s wife, “with me here, my master does not concern himself with anything in his house, and he has entrusted everything he owns to my care.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 13:11
And when she had brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her and said, "Come lie with me, my sister!"

Proverbs 1:10
My son, if sinners entice you, do not yield to them.

Proverbs 7:15
So I came out to meet you; I sought you, 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.

A.

Genesis 6:2
That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.

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

Psalm 119:37
Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.

Lie.

2 Samuel 13:11
And when she had brought them unto him to eat, he took hold of her, and said unto her, Come lie with me, my sister.

Proverbs 2:16
To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her words;

Proverbs 5:9
Lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel:









Verse 7. - And it came to pass after these things, - Joseph had by this time been nearly ten years in Potiphar's house (vide Genesis 41:46) - that his master s wife cast her eyes (lasciviously) upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. According to monumental evidence (Wilkinson's ' Ancient Egyptians,' vol. 1. p. 392, ed. 1878; Hengstenbergs 'Egypt and the Books of Moses,' 1:25; Kalisch, p. 631) and historical testimony (Herod., 2:111), Egyptian females, even though married, were distinguished for licentiousness and immorality, and were not condemned to live in seclusion (Bohlen), but were allowed freely to mix in promiscuous society, which facts perfectly account for Joseph s temptation by his mistress.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
and
וַיְהִ֗י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

after some time
אַחַר֙ (’a·ḥar)
Adverb
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

his master’s
אֲדֹנָ֛יו (’ă·ḏō·nāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

wife
אֵֽשֶׁת־ (’ê·šeṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

cast
וַתִּשָּׂ֧א (wat·tiś·śā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

her eyes
עֵינֶ֖יהָ (‘ê·ne·hā)
Noun - cdc | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

on
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Joseph
יוֹסֵ֑ף (yō·w·sêp̄)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3130: Joseph -- 'he increases', a son of Jacob, also the name of several Israelites

and said,
וַתֹּ֖אמֶר (wat·tō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“Sleep
שִׁכְבָ֥ה (šiḵ·ḇāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 7901: To lie down

with me.”
עִמִּֽי׃ (‘im·mî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 5973: With, equally with


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