New American Standard Bible
The captain of the bodyguard put Joseph in charge of them, and he took care of them; and they were in confinement for some time.
King James Bible
And the captain of the guard charged Joseph with them, and he served them: and they continued a season in ward.
Darby Bible Translation
And the captain of the life-guard appointed Joseph to them, that he should attend on them. And they were several days in custody.
World English Bible
The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he took care of them. They stayed in prison many days.
Young's Literal Translation
and the chief of the executioners chargeth Joseph with them, and he serveth them; and they are days in charge.
Genesis 40:4 Parallel
19th Sunday after Trinity. S. Matt. ix. 4. "Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?" INTRODUCTION.--Thoughts are only thoughts! who is to beheld accountable for them? They are clouds blown about by fancy, taking various shapes. God is not so hard as to judge us for our thoughts; He will try us by what we have done, not by what we have dreamed. No garden is without weeds; there are tares in every cornfield. Who speak thus? Is it those who are conscientious and scrupulous to drive away evil thoughts? …
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent
Meanwhile, the Midianites sold him in Egypt to Potiphar, Pharaoh's officer, the captain of the bodyguard.
The chief jailer committed to Joseph's charge all the prisoners who were in the jail; so that whatever was done there, he was responsible for it.
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.
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.
So he put them all together in prison for three days.
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