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Joseph Is Sold to Potiphar in Egypt

39 The traders[a] who bought Joseph took him down to Egypt. They sold him to the captain of Pharaoh’s guard, Potiphar. The Lord helped Joseph become a successful man. Joseph lived in the house of his master, Potiphar the Egyptian.

Potiphar saw that the Lord was with Joseph and that the Lord helped Joseph be successful in everything he did.

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  1. Genesis 39:1 traders Literally, “Ishmaelites.”