Genesis 39:2
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New International Version
The LORD was with Joseph so that he prospered, and he lived in the house of his Egyptian master.

King James Bible
And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.

World English Bible
Yahweh was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man. He was in the house of his master the Egyptian.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah is with Joseph, and he is a prosperous man, and he is in the house of his lord the Egyptian,

Genesis 39:2 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

An officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard - Mr. Ainsworth, supposing that his office merely consisted in having charge of the king's prisoners, calls Potiphar provost marshal! See Clarke on Genesis 37:36 (note), See Clarke on Genesis 40:3 (note).

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Genesis 39:21,22 But the LORD was with Joseph, and showed him mercy, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison...

Genesis 21:22 And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phichol the chief captain of his host spoke to Abraham, saying...

Genesis 26:24,28 And the LORD appeared to him the same night, and said, I am the God of Abraham your father: fear not, for I am with you...

Genesis 28:15 And, behold, I am with you, and will keep you in all places where you go, and will bring you again into this land...

1 Samuel 3:19 And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him, and did let none of his words fall to the ground.

1 Samuel 16:18 Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, that is cunning in playing...

1 Samuel 18:14,28 And David behaved himself wisely in all his ways; and the LORD was with him...

Psalm 1:3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither...

Psalm 46:7,11 The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah...

Psalm 91:15 He shall call on me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honor him.

Isaiah 8:9,10 Associate yourselves, O you people, and you shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all you of far countries: gird yourselves...

Isaiah 41:10 Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you...

Isaiah 43:2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you...

Jeremiah 15:20 And I will make you to this people a fenced brazen wall: and they shall fight against you, but they shall not prevail against you...

Matthew 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is...

Acts 7:9,10 And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt: but God was with him...

Acts 8:31 And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.

house.

1 Corinthians 7:20-24 Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called...

1 Timothy 6:1 Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor...

Titus 2:9,10 Exhort servants to be obedient to their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again...

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Goodness 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.
Text: Romans 6, 19-23. 19 I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye presented your members as servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity, even so now present your members as servants to righteousness unto sanctification. 20 For when ye were servants of sin, ye were free in regard of righteousness. 21 What fruit then had ye at that time in the things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death. 22 But now being made free from
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III

Genesis
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Acts 7:9
"Because the patriarchs were jealous of Joseph, they sold him as a slave into Egypt. But God was with him

Genesis 21:20
God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer.

Genesis 39:3
When his master saw that the LORD was with him and that the LORD gave him success in everything he did,

Genesis 39:21
the LORD was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favor in the eyes of the prison warden.

Genesis 39:23
The warden paid no attention to anything under Joseph's care, because the LORD was with Joseph and gave him success in whatever he did.

Joshua 6:27
So the LORD was with Joshua, and his fame spread throughout the land.

1 Samuel 3:19
The LORD was with Samuel as he grew up, and he let none of Samuel's words fall to the ground.

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