New International Version
She caught him by his cloak and said, "Come to bed with me!" But he left his cloak in her hand and ran out of the house.
King James Bible
And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.
Darby Bible Translation
Then she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me! But he left his garment in her hand, and fled and ran out.
World English Bible
She caught him by his garment, saying, "Lie with me!" He left his garment in her hand, and ran outside.
Young's Literal Translation
and she catcheth him by his garment, saying, 'Lie with me;' and he leaveth his garment in her hand, and fleeth, and goeth without.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
How then - ואיך veeik, and how? Joseph gives two most powerful reasons for his noncompliance with the wishes of his mistress:
1. Gratitude to his master, to whom he owed all that he had.
2. His fear of God, in whose sight it would be a heinous offense, and who would not fail to punish him for it.
With the kindness of his master and the displeasure of God before his eyes, how could he be capable of committing an act of transgression, which would at once have distinguished him as the most ungrateful and the most worthless of men?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and he left.
LibraryGoodness in a Dungeon
'And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison. But the Lord was with Joseph, and showed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison. And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it. The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing that was under his hand; because the Lord was …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Seventh Sunday after Trinity Exhortation to Resist Sin.
One day he went into the house to attend to his duties, and none of the household servants was inside.
When she saw that he had left his cloak in her hand and had run out of the house,
2 Samuel 13:11
But when she took it to him to eat, he grabbed her and said, "Come to bed with me, my sister."
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