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Genesis 39:2

39:2 The Lord was with Joseph. He was successful 1  and lived 2  in the household of his Egyptian master.

Genesis 39:21


39:21 But the Lord was with Joseph and showed him kindness. 3  He granted him favor in the sight of the prison warden. 4 

1 tn Heb “and he was a prosperous man.” This does not mean that Joseph became wealthy, but that he was successful in what he was doing, or making progress in his situation (see 24:21).

2 tn Heb “and he was.”

3 tn Heb “and he extended to him loyal love.”

4 tn Or “the chief jailer” (also in the following verses).

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