2 The Lord was with Josepha so that he prospered, and he lived in the house of his Egyptian master. 3 When his master saw that the Lord was with himb and that the Lord gave him success in everything he did,c 4 Joseph found favor in his eyesd and became his attendant. Potiphar put him in charge of his household,e and he entrusted to his care everything he owned.f 5 From the time he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the Lord blessed the householdg of the Egyptian because of Joseph.h The blessing of the Lord was on everything Potiphar had, both in the house and in the field.i 6 So Potiphar left everything he had in Joseph’s care;j with Joseph in charge, he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate.
8 But he refused.m “With me in charge,” he told her, “my master does not concern himself with anything in the house; everything he owns he has entrusted to my care.n 9 No one is greater in this house than I am.o My master has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do such a wicked thing and sin against God?”p 10 And though she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refusedq to go to bed with her or even be with her.
11 One day he went into the house to attend to his duties,r and none of the household servantss was inside. 12 She caught him by his cloakt and said, “Come to bed with me!”u But he left his cloak in her hand and ran out of the house.v
13 When she saw that he had left his cloak in her hand and had run out of the house, 14 she called her household servants.w “Look,” she said to them, “this Hebrewx has been brought to us to make sport of us!y He came in here to sleep with me, but I screamed.z 15 When he heard me scream for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house.”a
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