Genesis 41:9
New International Version
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, "Today I am reminded of my shortcomings.

New Living Translation
Finally, the king's chief cup-bearer spoke up. "Today I have been reminded of my failure," he told Pharaoh.

English Standard Version
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, “I remember my offenses today.

Berean Study Bible
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, “Today I recall my failures.

New American Standard Bible
Then the chief cupbearer spoke to Pharaoh, saying, "I would make mention today of my own offenses.

King James Bible
Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:

Christian Standard Bible
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, "Today I remember my faults.

Contemporary English Version
The king's personal servant said: Now I remember what I was supposed to do.

Good News Translation
Then the wine steward said to the king, "I must confess today that I have done wrong.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, "Today I remember my faults.

International Standard Version
Then Pharaoh's senior security advisor spoke up. "Maybe I should make a confession.

NET Bible
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, "Today I recall my failures.

New Heart English Bible
Then the chief cupbearer spoke to Pharaoh, saying, "I remember my faults today.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the chief cupbearer spoke to Pharaoh, "I remember a promise I failed to keep.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then spoke the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying: 'I make mention of my faults this day:

New American Standard 1977
Then the chief cupbearer spoke to Pharaoh, saying, “I would make mention today of my own offenses.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then the chief butler spoke unto Pharaoh, saying, I remember my sins today;

King James 2000 Bible
Then spoke the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:

American King James Version
Then spoke the chief butler to Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:

American Standard Version
Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the chief cupbearer spoke to Pharao, saying, I this day remember my fault:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then at length the chief butler remembering, said: I confess my sin:

Darby Bible Translation
Then spoke the chief of the cup-bearers to Pharaoh, saying, I remember mine offences this day.

English Revised Version
Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:

Webster's Bible Translation
Then spoke the chief butler to Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:

World English Bible
Then the chief cupbearer spoke to Pharaoh, saying, "I remember my faults today.

Young's Literal Translation
And the chief of the butlers speaketh with Pharaoh, saying, 'My sin I mention this day:
Study Bible
The Dreams of Pharaoh
8In the morning his spirit was troubled, so he summoned all the magicians and wise men of Egypt. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but no one could interpret them for him. 9Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, “Today I recall my failures. 10Pharaoh was once angry with his servants, and he put me and the chief baker in the custody of the captain of the guard.…
Cross References
Genesis 40:1
Some time later, the king's cupbearer and baker offended their master, the king of Egypt.

Genesis 40:2
Pharaoh was angry with his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,

Genesis 40:14
But when it goes well for you, please remember me and show me kindness by mentioning me to Pharaoh, that he might bring me out of this prison.

Genesis 40:23
The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot all about him.

Treasury of Scripture

Then spoke the chief butler to Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:

I do remember.

Genesis 40:1-3,14,23
And it came to pass after these things, that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of Egypt…







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

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

said
וַיְדַבֵּר֙ (way·ḏab·bêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

to
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

Pharaoh,
פַּרְעֹ֖ה (par·‘ōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6547: Pharaoh -- a title of Egypt kings

“Today
הַיּֽוֹם׃ (hay·yō·wm)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

I
אֲנִ֖י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 589: I

recall
מַזְכִּ֥יר (maz·kîr)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

my failures.
חֲטָאַ֕י (ḥă·ṭā·’ay)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2399: A crime, its penalty
Verses 9-13. - Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day: - literally, my faults (sc. am) remembering today; but whether he understood by his faults his ingratitude to Joseph or his offense against Pharaoh commentators are not agreed, though the latter seems the more probable - Pharaoh was wroth with his servants, - literally, broke out against them (vide Genesis 40:2) - and put me in ward in the captain of the guard's house, - literally, put me in custody of the house of the captain of the slaughterers (cf. Genesis 40:3) - both me and the chief baker: and we dreamed a dream in one night, I and he; we dreamed each man according to the interpretation of his dream (vide Genesis 40:5). And there was there with us a young man, a Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard (vide Genesis 37:36); and we told him (so. our dreams), and he interpreted to us our dreams (vide Genesis 40:12, 13, 18, 19); to each man according to his dream he did interpret. And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was; me he (not Pharaoh, but Joseph) restored unto mine office, and him he hanged (vide Genesis 40:21, 22). 41:9-32 God's time for the enlargement of his people is the fittest time. If the chief butler had got Joseph to be released from prison, it is probable he would have gone back to the land of the Hebrews. Then he had neither been so blessed himself, nor such a blessing to his family, as afterwards he proved. Joseph, when introduced to Pharaoh, gives honour to God. Pharaoh had dreamed that he stood upon the bank of the river Nile, and saw the kine, both the fat ones, and the lean ones, come out of the river. Egypt has no rain, but the plenty of the year depends upon the overflowing of the river Nile. See how many ways Providence has of dispensing its gifts; yet our dependence is still the same upon the First Cause, who makes every creature what it is to us, be it rain or river. See to what changes the comforts of this life are subject. We cannot be sure that to-morrow shall be as this day, or next year as this. We must learn how to want, as well as how to abound. Mark the goodness of God in sending the seven years of plenty before those of famine, that provision might be made. The produce of the earth is sometimes more, and sometimes less; yet, take one with another, he that gathers much, has nothing over; and he that gathers little, has no lack, Ex 16:18. And see the perishing nature of our worldly enjoyments. The great harvests of the years of plenty were quite lost, and swallowed up in the years of famine; and that which seemed very much, yet did but just serve to keep the people alive. There is bread which lasts to eternal life, which it is worth while to labour for. They that make the things of this world their good things, will find little pleasure in remembering that they have received them.
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