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Bible in Basic English

And having a high opinion of Joseph as his servant, he made him the overseer of his house and gave him control over all he had.

New American Standard Bible

So Joseph found favor in his sight and became his personal servant; and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he owned he put in his charge.

King James Version

And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

Holman Bible

Joseph found favor in his master’s sight and became his personal attendant. Potiphar also put him in charge of his household and placed all that he owned under his authority.

International Standard Version

That's how Joseph pleased Potiphar as he served him. Eventually, Potiphar appointed Joseph as overseer of his entire household. Moreover, he entrusted everything that he owned into his care.

A Conservative Version

And Joseph found favor in his sight, and he ministered to him. And he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

American Standard Version

And Joseph found favor in his sight, and he ministered unto him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

Amplified

So Joseph pleased Potiphar and found favor in his sight and he served him as his personal servant. He made Joseph overseer over his house, and he put all that he owned in Joseph’s charge.

Darby Translation

And Joseph found favour in his eyes, and attended on him; and he set him over his house, and all that he had he gave into his hand.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joseph will find grace in his eyes, and he will serve him, and he will appoint him over his house, and all which is to him he gave into his hand.

King James 2000

And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Joseph found favor in his eyes and he served him. Then he appointed him over his house and all that he owned he put into his hand.

Modern King James verseion

And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him. And he made him overseer over his house, and he put into his hand all he had.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore he found grace in his master's sight, and served him. And his master made him ruler of his house, and put all that he had in his hand.

NET Bible

So Joseph found favor in his sight and became his personal attendant. Potiphar appointed Joseph overseer of his household and put him in charge of everything he owned.

New Heart English Bible

Joseph found favor in his sight. He ministered to him, and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

The Emphasized Bible

So Joseph found favour in his eyes and waited upon him, - and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had, gave he into his hand.

Webster

And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

World English Bible

Joseph found favor in his sight. He ministered to him, and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Joseph findeth grace in his eyes and serveth him, and he appointeth him over his house, and all that he hath he hath given into his hand.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

in his sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

and he served
שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and all that he had
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

he put
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

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Context Readings

Joseph In Potiphar's House

3 And his master saw that the Lord was with him, making everything he did go well. 4 And having a high opinion of Joseph as his servant, he made him the overseer of his house and gave him control over all he had. 5 And from the time when he made him overseer and gave him control of all his property, the blessing of the Lord was with the Egyptian, because of Joseph; the blessing of the Lord was on all he had, in the house and in the field.


Cross References

Genesis 19:19

See now, your servant has had grace in your eyes and great is your mercy in keeping my life from destruction, but I am not able to get as far as the mountain before evil overtakes me and death;

Genesis 24:2

And Abraham said to his chief servant, the manager of all his property, Come now, put your hand under my leg:

Genesis 18:3

And said, My Lord, if now I have grace in your eyes, do not go away from your servant:

Genesis 33:10

And Jacob said, Not so; but if I have grace in your eyes, take them as a sign of my love, for I have seen your face as one may see the face of God, and you have been pleased with me.

Genesis 39:8

But he would not, and said to her, You see that my master keeps no account of what I do in his house, and has put all his property in my control;

Genesis 39:21-22

But the Lord was with Joseph, and was good to him, and made the keeper of the prison his friend.

Genesis 15:2

And Abram said, What will you give me? for I have no child and this Eliezer of Damascus will have all my wealth after me.

Genesis 32:5

And I have oxen and asses and flocks and men-servants and women-servants: and I have sent to give my lord news of these things so that I may have grace in his eyes.

Genesis 33:8

And he said, What were all those herds which I saw on the way? And Jacob said, They were an offering so that I might have grace in my lord's eyes.

Genesis 41:40-41

You, then, are to be over my house, and all my people will be ruled by your word: only as king will I be greater than you.

1 Samuel 16:22

And Saul sent to Jesse saying, Let David be with me, for he is pleasing to me.

Nehemiah 2:4-5

Then the king said to me, What is your desire? So I made prayer to the God of heaven.

Proverbs 14:35

The king has pleasure in a servant who does wisely, but his wrath is against him who is a cause of shame.

Proverbs 16:7

When a man's ways are pleasing to the Lord, he makes even his haters be at peace with him.

Proverbs 17:2

A servant who does wisely will have rule over a son causing shame, and will have his part in the heritage among brothers.

Proverbs 22:29

Have you seen a man who is expert in his business? he will take his place before kings; his place will not be among low persons.

Proverbs 27:18

Whoever keeps a fig-tree will have its fruit; and the servant waiting on his master will be honoured.

Acts 20:28

Give attention to yourselves, and to all the flock which the Holy Spirit has given into your care, to give food to the church of God, for which he gave his blood.

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