Genesis 39:21
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
But the LORDיְהוָה֙
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
was with Josephיֹוסֵ֔ף
(yo·v·sef,)
3130: "he increases," a son of Jacob, also the name of several Isr.from yasaph
and extendedוַיֵּ֥ט
(vai·yet)
5186: to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, benda prim. root
kindnessחָ֑סֶד
(cha·sed;)
2617a: goodness, kindnessfrom chasad
to him, and gaveוַיִּתֵּ֣ן
(vai·yit·ten)
5414: to give, put, seta prim. root
him favorחִנֹּ֔ו
(chin·nov,)
2580: favor, gracefrom chanan
in the sightבְּעֵינֵ֖י
(be·'ei·nei)
5869: an eyeof uncertain derivation
of the chiefשַׂ֥ר
(sar)
8269: chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, princefrom an unused word
jailer.בֵּית־
(beit-)
1004: a housea prim. root







KJV Lexicon
But the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
was with Joseph
Yowceph  (yo-safe')
let him add (or perhaps simply active participle adding); Joseph, the name of seven Israelites -- Joseph.
and shewed
natah  (naw-taw')
to stretch or spread out; by implication, to bend away (including moral deflection); used in a great variety of application (out), stretch (forth, out), take (aside), turn (aside, away), wrest, cause to yield.
him mercy
checed  (kheh'-sed)
kindness; by implication (towards God) piety: rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) beauty
and gave
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
him favour
chen  (khane)
graciousness, i.e. subjective (kindness, favor) or objective (beauty) -- favour, grace(-ious), pleasant, precious, (well-)favoured.
in the sight
`ayin  (ah'-yin)
an eye; by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape)
of the keeper
sar  (sar)
a head person (of any rank or class) -- captain (that had rule), chief (captain), general, governor, keeper, lord, (-task-)master, prince(-ipal), ruler, steward.
of the prison
bayith  (bah'-yith)
a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)
cohar  (so'-har)
a dungeon (as surrounded by walls) -- prison.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But the LORD was with Joseph and extended kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the chief jailer.

King James Bible
But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the LORD was with Joseph and extended kindness to him. He granted him favor in the eyes of the prison warden.

International Standard Version
But the LORD was with Joseph. He extended gracious love to him, causing the prison warden to be pleased with Joseph.

NET Bible
But the LORD was with Joseph and showed him kindness. He granted him favor in the sight of the prison warden.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
the LORD was with him. The LORD reached out to him with his unchanging love and gave him protection. The LORD also put Joseph on good terms with the warden.

King James 2000 Bible
But the LORD was with Joseph, and showed him mercy, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
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