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39:1 (v) And Yosef (יוסף) was brought down to Mitzrayim; and Potiphar, an officer of Paroh, captain of the guard, an Mitzrites, bought him of the hands of the Yishmaelites, which had brought him down thither.
39:2 And YHWH (יהוה) was with Yosef (יוסף), and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Mitzrites.
39:3 And his master saw that YHWH (יהוה) [was] with him, and that YHWH (יהוה) made all that he did to prosper in his hand.
39:4 And Yosef (יוסף) found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all [that] he had he put into his hand.
39:5 And it came to pass from the time [that] he had made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that YHWH (יהוה) blessed the Mitzrites's house for Yosef (יוסף)'s sake; and the blessing of YHWH (יהוה) was upon all that he had in the house, and in the field.
39:6 And he left all that he had in Yosef (יוסף)'s hand; and he knew not ought he had, save the lechem which he did eat. And Yosef (יוסף) was [a] goodly [person], and well favoured.
39:7 (vi) And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Yosef (יוסף); and she said, Lie with me.
39:8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, behold, my master wotteth not what [is] with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand;
39:9 [There is] none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou [art] his wife:
How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against Elohim (אלהים)?
39:10 And it came to pass, as she spake to Yosef (יוסף) day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, [or] to be with her.
39:11 And it came to pass about this time, that [Yosef (יוסף)] went into the house to do his business; and [there was] none of the men of the house there within.
39:12 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.
39:13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth,
39:14 That she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto them, saying, See, he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice:
39:15 And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got him out.
39:16 And she laid up his garment by her, until his master came home.
39:17 And she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew eved, which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:
39:18 And it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled out.
39:19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy eved to me; that his wrath was kindled.
39:20 And Yosef (יוסף)'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.
39:21 But YHWH (יהוה) was with Yosef (יוסף), and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
39:22 And the keeper of the prison committed to Yosef (יוסף)'s hand all the prisoners that [were] in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer [of it].
39:23 The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing [that was] under his hand; because YHWH (יהוה) was with him, and [that] which he did, YHWH (יהוה) made [it] to prosper.
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Yosef's time of testing
Yosef's Test with the Egyptian women - 39:1-23 Yosef is fulfillment of the Torah, by resisting the sexual advance of Potiphar's wife, Yosef preserved the covenant of circumcision and attained the sefirah of Yesod, the divine phallus. His sexual purity was equivalent to fulfilling the entire Torah
Yosef's Test with the Egyptian Community - 40:1-23
Yosef's Test with Paroh's Dream -41:1-36