Genesis 41:9
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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:

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

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The chief butler now calls Joseph to mind, and mentions his gift to Pharaoh. "My sins." His offence against Pharaoh. His ingratitude in forgetting Joseph for two years does not perhaps occur to him as a sin. "A Hebrew lad." The Egyptians were evidently well acquainted with the Hebrew race, at a time when Israel had only a family. "Him he hanged." The phrase is worthy of note, as a specimen of pithy brevioquence. Him he declared that the dream foreboded that Pharaoh would hang.

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Man's Chief End
Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial;
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Roman Pilgrimage: the Miracles which were Wrought in It.
[Sidenote: 1139] 33. (20). It seemed to him, however, that one could not go on doing these things with sufficient security without the authority of the Apostolic See; and for that reason he determined to set out for Rome, and most of all because the metropolitan see still lacked, and from the beginning had lacked, the use of the pall, which is the fullness of honour.[507] And it seemed good in his eyes[508] that the church for which he had laboured so much[509] should acquire, by his zeal and labour,
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
Genesis 40:1
Then it came about after these things, the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt offended their lord, the king of Egypt.

Genesis 40:2
Pharaoh was furious with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker.

Genesis 40:14
"Only keep me in mind when it goes well with you, and please do me a kindness by mentioning me to Pharaoh and get me out of this house.

Genesis 40:23
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him.

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