New International Version
Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,
King James Bible
And Pharaoh was wroth against two of his officers, against the chief of the butlers, and against the chief of the bakers.
Darby Bible Translation
And Pharaoh was wroth with his two chamberlains -- with the chief of the cup-bearers and with the chief of the bakers;
World English Bible
Pharaoh was angry with his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker.
Young's Literal Translation
and Pharaoh is wroth against his two eunuchs, against the chief of the butlers, and against the chief of the bakers,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The butler - משקה mashkeh, the same as saky among the Arabians and Persians, and signifying a cup-bearer.
Baker - אפה opheh; rather cook, confectioner, or the like.
Had offended - They had probably been accused of attempting to take away the king's life, one by poisoning his drink, the other by poisoning his bread or confectionaries.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the chief of the butlers.
LibraryThe Political Constitution of Egypt
The king, the queen, and the royal princes--Administration under the Pharaohs--Feudalism and the Egyptian priesthood, the military--The citizens and country people. Between the Fayum and the apex of the Delta, the Lybian range expands and forms a vast and slightly undulating table-land, which runs parallel to the Nile for nearly thirty leagues. The Great Sphinx Harmakhis has mounted guard over its northern extremity ever since the time of the Followers of Horus. Illustration: Drawn by Boudier, …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 2
An American Reformer
Some time later, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt offended their master, the king of Egypt.
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh's hand--
The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.
Pharaoh was once angry with his servants, and he imprisoned me and the chief baker in the house of the captain of the guard.
A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but the wise will appease it.
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