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Potiphar [Pŏt'ĭphar]—who is of the sun or a fat bull. The captain of Pharaoh’s guard to whom Joseph was sold by the Midianites. It was his wife who tried to seduce Joseph (Gen. 37:36; 39:1).
Devotional content drawn from All the Men of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer. Used with permission.