Genesis 40:5
New International Version
each of the two men--the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were being held in prison--had a dream the same night, and each dream had a meaning of its own.

New Living Translation
While they were in prison, Pharaoh’s cup-bearer and baker each had a dream one night, and each dream had its own meaning.

English Standard Version
And one night they both dreamed—the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were confined in the prison—each his own dream, and each dream with its own interpretation.

Berean Study Bible
both of these men—the Egyptian king’s cupbearer and baker, who were being held in the prison—had a dream on the same night, and each dream had its own meaning.

King James Bible
And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison.

New King James Version
Then the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were confined in the prison, had a dream, both of them, each man’s dream in one night and each man’s dream with its own interpretation.

New American Standard Bible
Then the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt, who were confined in the prison, both had a dream the same night, each man with his own dream and each dream with its own interpretation.

NASB 1995
Then the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt, who were confined in jail, both had a dream the same night, each man with his own dream and each dream with its own interpretation.

NASB 1977
Then the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt, who were confined in jail, both had a dream the same night, each man with his own dream and each dream with its own interpretation.

Amplified Bible
Then the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were confined in the prison, both dreamed a dream in the same night, each man with his [own significant] dream and each dream with its [personal] interpretation.

Christian Standard Bible
The king of Egypt’s cupbearer and baker, who were confined in the prison, each had a dream. Both had a dream on the same night, and each dream had its own meaning.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Egyptian king's cupbearer and baker, who were confined in the prison, each had a dream. Both had a dream on the same night, and each dream had its own meaning.

American Standard Version
And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream, in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were bound in the prison.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they dreamed a dream, both men his dream in the night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the Butler and the Baker of the King of Egypt, who were imprisoned in the house of prisoners.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they both had a dream in one night; and the vision of the dream of the chief cupbearer and chief baker, who belonged to the king of Egypt, who were in the prison, was this.

Contemporary English Version
One night each of the two men had a dream, but their dreams had different meanings.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they both dreamed a dream the same night, according to the interpretation agreeing to themselves:

English Revised Version
And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream, in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison.

Good News Translation
One night there in prison the wine steward and the chief baker each had a dream, and the dreams had different meanings.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
both prisoners-the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt-had dreams one night. Each man had a dream with its own special meaning.

International Standard Version
Then the two of them each had a dream. They both had their dreams the same night, and there were separate interpretations for each dream—the senior security advisor and the head chef to the king of Egypt, who had confined them in prison.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream, in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were bound in the prison.

Literal Standard Version
And they dream a dream both of them, each his dream in one night, each according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker whom the king of Egypt has, who [are] prisoners in the round-house.

NET Bible
Both of them, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were confined in the prison, had a dream the same night. Each man's dream had its own meaning.

New Heart English Bible
And the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt, who were confined in jail, both had a dream the same night, and each dream had its own meaning.

World English Bible
They both dreamed a dream, each man his dream, in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were bound in the prison.

Young's Literal Translation
And they dream a dream both of them, each his dream in one night, each according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker whom the king of Egypt hath, who are prisoners in the round-house.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Cupbearer and the Baker
4The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he became their personal attendant. After they had been in custody for some time, 5both of these men— the Egyptian king’s cupbearer and baker, who were being held in the prison had a dream on the same night, and each dream had its own meaning. 6When Joseph came to them in the morning, he saw that they were distraught.…

Cross References
Genesis 40:1
Some time later, the king's cupbearer and baker offended their master, the king of Egypt.

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 40:6
When Joseph came to them in the morning, he saw that they were distraught.

Genesis 41:11
One night both the chief baker and I had dreams, and each dream had its own meaning.

Daniel 2:1
In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams that troubled his spirit, and sleep escaped him.


Treasury of Scripture

And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison.

A.

Genesis 40:8
And they said unto him, We have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph said unto them, Do not interpretations belong to God? tell me them, I pray you.

Genesis 12:1-7
Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: …

Genesis 20:3
But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, for the woman which thou hast taken; for she is a man's wife.









Verse 5. - And they dreamed a dream both of them (on dreams cf. Genesis 20:3), each man his dream in one night (this was the first remarkable circumstance connected with these dreams - they both happened the same night), each man according to the interpretation of his dream (i.e. each dream corresponded exactly, as the event proved, to the interpretation put on it by Joseph, which was a second remarkable circumstance, inasmuch as it showed the dreams to be no vain hallucinations of the mind, but Divinely-sent foreshadowings of the future fortunes of the dreamers), the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
both
שְׁנֵיהֶ֜ם (šə·nê·hem)
Number - mdc | third person masculine plural
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

of these men—
אִ֤ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 582: Man, mankind

the Egyptian
מִצְרַ֔יִם (miṣ·ra·yim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4714: Egypt -- a son of Ham, also his descendants and their country in Northwest Africa

king’s
לְמֶ֣לֶךְ (lə·me·leḵ)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4428: A king

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

and baker,
וְהָאֹפֶ֗ה (wə·hā·’ō·p̄eh)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 644: To cook, to bake

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

were being held
אֲסוּרִ֖ים (’ă·sū·rîm)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine plural
Strong's 631: To yoke, hitch, to fasten, to join battle

in the prison—
בְּבֵ֥ית (bə·ḇêṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

had a dream
וַיַּֽחַלְמוּ֩ (way·ya·ḥal·mū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 2492: To bind firmly, to be, plump, to dream

on the same
אֶחָ֔ד (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

night,
בְּלַ֣יְלָה (bə·lay·lāh)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3915: A twist, night, adversity

and each dream
חֲלֹמ֑וֹ (ḥă·lō·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2472: A dream

had its own meaning.
כְּפִתְר֣וֹן (kə·p̄iṯ·rō·wn)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6623: Interpretation


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