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Genesis 40:2

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40:2 Pharaoh was enraged with his two officials, 1  the cupbearer and the baker,

Genesis 40:7

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40:7 So he asked Pharaoh’s officials, who were with him in custody in his master’s house, “Why do you look so sad today?” 2 

1 tn The Hebrew word סָרִיס (saris), used here of these two men and of Potiphar (see 39:1), normally means “eunuch.” But evidence from Akkadian texts shows that in early times the title was used of a court official in general. Only later did it become more specialized in its use.

2 tn Heb “why are your faces sad today?”



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