Genesis 40:23
New International Version
The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.

New Living Translation
Pharaoh’s chief cup-bearer, however, forgot all about Joseph, never giving him another thought.

English Standard Version
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him.

Berean Study Bible
The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot all about him.

King James Bible
Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgat him.

New King James Version
Yet the chief butler did not remember Joseph, but forgot him.

New American Standard Bible
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him.

NASB 1995
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him.

NASB 1977
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him.

Amplified Bible
Yet [even after all that] the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot [all about] him.

Christian Standard Bible
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.

American Standard Version
Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgat him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Chief of Drinking did not remember Yoseph, and he forgot him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Yet did not the chief cupbearer remember Joseph, but forgot him.

Contemporary English Version
but the king's personal servant completely forgot about Joseph.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the chief butler, when things prospered with him, forgot his interpreter.

English Revised Version
Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgat him.

Good News Translation
But the wine steward never gave Joseph another thought--he forgot all about him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Nevertheless, the chief cupbearer didn't remember Joseph. He forgot all about him.

International Standard Version
Despite all of this, the senior security advisor not only didn't remember Joseph, he deliberately forgot him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgot him.

Literal Standard Version
and the chief of the butlers has not remembered Joseph, but forgets him.

NET Bible
But the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph--he forgot him.

New Heart English Bible
But the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him.

World English Bible
Yet the chief cupbearer didn't remember Joseph, but forgot him.

Young's Literal Translation
and the chief of the butlers hath not remembered Joseph, but forgetteth him.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Cupbearer and the Baker
22But Pharaoh hanged the chief baker, just as Joseph had described to them in his interpretation. 23The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot all about him.

Cross References
Genesis 41:1
After two full years had passed, Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing beside the Nile,

Genesis 41:9
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, "Today I recall my failures.

Job 19:14
My kinsmen have failed me, and my friends have forgotten me.

Psalm 31:12
I am forgotten like a dead man, out of mind. I am like a broken vessel.

Ecclesiastes 9:15
Now a poor wise man was found in the city, and he saved the city by his wisdom. Yet no one remembered that poor man.


Treasury of Scripture

Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgot him.

but forgat him.

Job 19:14
My kinsfolk have failed, and my familiar friends have forgotten me.

Psalm 31:12
I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.

Psalm 105:19
Until the time that his word came: the word of the LORD tried him.









Verse 23. - Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph (as Joseph had desired, and as he doubtless had promised), but forgot him - as Joseph might almost have expected (cf. Ecclesiastes 9:15, 16).





Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The chief
שַֽׂר־ (śar-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

cupbearer,
הַמַּשְׁקִ֛ים (ham·maš·qîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4945: Causing to drink, a butler, drink, a well-watered region

however, did not
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

remember
זָכַ֧ר (zā·ḵar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

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

he forgot all about him.
וַיִּשְׁכָּחֵֽהוּ׃ (way·yiš·kā·ḥê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7911: To mislay, to be oblivious of, from want of memory, attention


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