New International Version
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, "Today I am reminded of my shortcomings.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I do remember my faults - It is not possible he could have forgotten the circumstance to which he here alludes; it was too intimately connected with all that was dear to him, to permit him ever to forget it. But it was not convenient for him to remember this before; and probably he would not have remembered it now, had he not seen, that giving this information in such a case was likely to serve his own interest. We are justified in thinking evil of this man because of his scandalous neglect of a person who foretold the rescue of his life from imminent destruction, and who, being unjustly confined, prayed to have his case fairly represented to the king that justice might be done him; but this courtier, though then in the same circumstances himself, found it convenient to forget the poor, friendless Hebrew slave!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I do remember.
LibraryThe Covenant of Works
Q-12: I proceed to the next question, WHAT SPECIAL ACT OF PROVIDENCE DID GOD EXERCISE TOWARDS MAN IN THE ESTATE WHEREIN HE WAS CREATED? A: When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him upon condition of perfect obedience, forbidding him to eat of the tree of knowledge upon pain of death. For this, consult with Gen 2:16, 17: And the Lord commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
The First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
Some time later, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt offended their master, the king of Egypt.
Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,
But when all goes well with you, remember me and show me kindness; mention me to Pharaoh and get me out of this prison.
The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.
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