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Genesis - Chapter 40
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1 It happened some time later that the king of Egypt's cup-bearer and his baker offended their master the king of Egypt.
3 and put them in custody in the house of the commander of the guard, in the gaol where Joseph was a prisoner.
4 The commander of the guard assigned Joseph to them to attend to their wants, and they remained in custody for some time.
6 When Joseph came to them in the morning, he saw that they looked gloomy,
8 They replied, 'We have each had a dream, but there is no one to interpret it.' 'Are not interpretations God's business?' Joseph asked them. 'Tell me about them.'
12 'This is what it means,' Joseph told him. 'The three branches are three days.
14 But be sure to remember me when things go well with you, and keep faith with me by kindly reminding Pharaoh about me, to get me out of this house.
15 I was kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews in the first place, and even here I have done nothing to warrant being put in the dungeon.'
22 and by hanging the chief baker, as Joseph had explained to them.
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