New International Version
She kept his cloak beside her until his master came home.
King James Bible
And she laid up his garment by her, until his lord came home.
Darby Bible Translation
And she laid his garment by her until his lord came home.
World English Bible
She laid up his garment by her, until his master came home.
Young's Literal Translation
And she placeth his garment near her, until the coming in of his lord unto his house.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath brought in a Hebrew unto us - Potiphar's wife affects to throw great blame on her husband, whom we may reasonably suppose she did not greatly love. He hath brought in - he hath raised this person to all his dignity and eminence, to give him the greater opportunity to mock us. לפחק letsachek, here translated to mock, is the same word used in Genesis 26:8, relative to Isaac and Rebekah; and is certainly used by Potiphar's wife in Genesis 39:17, to signify some kind of familiar intercourse not allowable but between man and wife.
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'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.
When he heard me scream for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house."
Then she told him this story: "That Hebrew slave you brought us came to me to make sport of me.
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