Genesis 40:3
New International Version
and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the same prison where Joseph was confined.

New Living Translation
and he put them in the prison where Joseph was, in the palace of the captain of the guard.

English Standard Version
and he put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the prison where Joseph was confined.

Berean Study Bible
and imprisoned them in the house of the captain of the guard, the same prison where Joseph was confined.

New American Standard Bible
So he put them in confinement in the house of the captain of the bodyguard, in the jail, the same place where Joseph was imprisoned.

King James Bible
And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

Christian Standard Bible
and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guards in the prison where Joseph was confined.

Good News Translation
and put them in prison in the house of the captain of the guard, in the same place where Joseph was being kept.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard in the prison where Joseph was confined.

International Standard Version
that he locked them up in the prison dungeon operated by the captain of the guard, the very place where Joseph was imprisoned.

NET Bible
so he imprisoned them in the house of the captain of the guard in the same facility where Joseph was confined.

New Heart English Bible
He put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He put them in the prison of the captain of the guard, the same place where Joseph was a prisoner.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

New American Standard 1977
So he put them in confinement in the house of the captain of the bodyguard, in the jail, the same place where Joseph was imprisoned.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he put them in prison in the house of the captain of the guard, into the house of the prison where Joseph was bound.

King James 2000 Bible
And he put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

American King James Version
And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

American Standard Version
And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he put them in ward, into the prison, into the place whereinto Joseph had been led.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He sent them to the prison of the commander of the soldiers, in which Joseph also was prisoner,

Darby Bible Translation
and he put them in custody into the house of the captain of the life-guard, into the tower-house, into the place where Joseph was imprisoned.

English Revised Version
And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

World English Bible
He put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

Young's Literal Translation
and giveth them in charge in the house of the chief of the executioners, unto the round-house, the place where Joseph is a prisoner,
Study Bible
The Cupbearer and the Baker
2Pharaoh was angry with his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker, 3and imprisoned them in the house of the captain of the guard, the same prison where Joseph was confined. 4The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he became their personal attendant. After they had been in custody for some time,…
Cross References
Genesis 39:1
Meanwhile, Joseph had been taken down to Egypt, where an Egyptian named Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh and captain of the guard, bought him from the Ishmaelites who had taken him there.

Genesis 39:20
So Joseph's master took him and had him thrown into the prison where the king's prisoners were confined. While Joseph was there in the prison,

Genesis 39:22
who put all those held in the prison under Joseph's authority, so that he was responsible for all that was done there.

Genesis 40:4
The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he became their personal attendant. After they had been in custody for some time,

Genesis 41:10
Pharaoh was once angry with his servants, and he put me and the chief baker in the custody of the captain of the guard.

Treasury of Scripture

And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

the place.

Genesis 39:20,23
And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison…

where Joseph was bound.

Genesis 40:20
And it came to pass the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, that he made a feast unto all his servants: and he lifted up the head of the chief butler and of the chief baker among his servants.







Lexicon
and imprisoned them
וַיִּתֵּ֨ן (way·yit·tên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

in the house
בֵּ֛ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

of the captain
שַׂ֥ר (śar)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

of the guard,
הַטַבָּחִ֖ים‪‬ (ha·ṭab·bā·ḥîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2876: A butcher, a lifeguardsman, a cook

the same prison
בֵּ֣ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

where
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

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

was confined.
אָס֥וּר (’ā·sūr)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 631: To yoke, hitch, to fasten, to join battle
(3, 4) In the house of the captain of the guard.--That is, of Potiphar. As he is said to have charged Joseph with the care of these two high officials, he must, ere this, have become aware of his innocence. But as the wife in ancient times in Egypt was endowed with all the husband's property, and was a formidable person, as we learn from many of the records now being translated and published, Potiphar may not have wished to offend her.

He served them.--Used only of light service. (See Note on Genesis 39:4.)

Verse 3. - And he put them in ward (or in custody) in the house of the captain of the guard, - i.e. Potiphar (vide Genesis 37:36) - into the prison, - literally, house of enclosure (vide Genesis 39:20) - the place where Joseph was bound. The word אָסור, from אָסַר, to make fast by binding, seems to corroborate the Psalmist's assertion (Psalm 105:18) that Joseph had been laid in iron and his feet hurt with fetters; but this could only have been temporarily (vide vers. 4, 6). 40:1-19 It was not so much the prison that made the butler and baker sad, as their dreams. God has more ways than one to sadden the spirits. Joseph had compassion towards them. Let us be concerned for the sadness of our brethren's countenances. It is often a relief to those that are in trouble to be noticed. Also learn to look into the causes of our own sorrow. Is there a good reason? Is there not comfort sufficient to balance it, whatever it is? Why art thou cast down, O my soul? Joseph was careful to ascribe the glory to God. The chief butler's dream foretold his advancement. The chief baker's dream his death. It was not Joseph's fault that he brought the baker no better tidings. And thus ministers are but interpreters; they cannot make the thing otherwise than it is: if they deal faithfully, and their message prove unpleasing, it is not their fault. Joseph does not reflect upon his brethren that sold him; nor does he reflect on the wrong done him by his mistress and his master, but mildly states his own innocence. When we are called on to clear ourselves, we should carefully avoid, as much as may be, speaking ill of others. Let us be content to prove ourselves innocent, and not upbraid others with their guilt.
Jump to Previous
Army Bodyguard Bound Captain Care Charge Chief Confined Confinement Custody Executioners Guard House Imprisoned Jail Joseph Life-Guard Prison Prisoner Round-House Shut Tower-House Ward
Jump to Next
Army Bodyguard Bound Captain Care Charge Chief Confined Confinement Custody Executioners Guard House Imprisoned Jail Joseph Life-Guard Prison Prisoner Round-House Shut Tower-House Ward
Links
Genesis 40:3 NIV
Genesis 40:3 NLT
Genesis 40:3 ESV
Genesis 40:3 NASB
Genesis 40:3 KJV

Genesis 40:3 Bible Apps
Genesis 40:3 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 40:3 Chinese Bible
Genesis 40:3 French Bible
Genesis 40:3 German Bible

Alphabetical: and bodyguard captain confined confinement custody guard he house imprisoned in jail Joseph of place prison put same So the them was where

OT Law: Genesis 40:3 He put them in custody (Gen. Ge Gn) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Genesis 40:2
Top of Page
Top of Page