So the chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph, [a]saying to him, “In my dream, [b]behold, there was a vine in front of me; 10 and on the vine were three branches. And as it was budding, its blossoms came out, and its clusters produced ripe grapes. 11 Now Pharaoh’s cup was in my hand; so I took the grapes and squeezed them into Pharaoh’s cup, and I put the cup into Pharaoh’s [c]hand.” 12 Then Joseph said to him, “This is the (A)interpretation of it: the three branches are three days; 13 within three more days Pharaoh will [d]lift up your head and restore you to your office; and you will put Pharaoh’s cup into his hand as in your former practice when you were his cupbearer. 14 Only [e]keep me in mind when it goes well for you, and please (B)do me a kindness [f]by mentioning me to Pharaoh, and get me out of this [g]prison. 15 For (C)I was in fact kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and even here I have done nothing that they should have put me into the [h]dungeon.”

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  1. Genesis 40:9 Lit and said
  2. Genesis 40:9 Lit and behold
  3. Genesis 40:11 Lit palm
  4. Genesis 40:13 I.e., a royal gesture of forgiveness
  5. Genesis 40:14 Lit remember me with yourself
  6. Genesis 40:14 Lit and mention
  7. Genesis 40:14 Lit house
  8. Genesis 40:15 Or pit

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