Genesis 39:20

“And Joseph'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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Iosephs master tooke him, and put him into the prison, a place, where þe kings prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So Joseph's master took him and put him into the jail, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the jail.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Joseph's master took him and put him in prison, in the place where the king's prisoners were kept in chains, and he was there in the prison-house.
- Basic English Bible

And Joseph's lord took him and put him into the tower-house, [the] place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the tower-house.
- Darby Bible

And Joseph'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.
- Webster's Bible

Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound, and he was there in custody.
- World English Bible

and Joseph's lord taketh him, and putteth him unto the round-house, a place where the king's prisoners [are] bound; and he is there in the round-house.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound; and he was there in the prison.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 39:20


39:20 Where the king's prisoners were bound - Potiphar, it is likely, chose that prison because it was the worst; for there the irons entered into the soul, #Psa 105:18|, but God designed it to pave the way to his enlargement. Our Lord Jesus, like Joseph was bound, and numbered with the transgressors.


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