Bible: Gen 39:7-20

39:7 Soon after these things, his master’s wife took notice of 1  Joseph and said, “Have sex with me.” 2  39:8 But he refused, saying 3  to his master’s wife, “Look, my master does not give any thought 4  to his household with me here, 5  and everything that he owns he has put into my care. 6  39:9 There is no one greater in this household than I am. He has withheld nothing from me except you because you are his wife. So how could I do 7  such a great evil and sin against God? 39:10 Even though she continued to speak 8  to Joseph day after day, he did not respond 9  to her invitation to have sex with her. 10 

39:11 One day 11  he went into the house to do his work when none of the household servants 12  were there in the house. 39:12 She grabbed him by his outer garment, saying, “Have sex with me!” But he left his outer garment in her hand and ran 13  outside. 14  39:13 When she saw that he had left his outer garment in her hand and had run outside, 39:14 she called for her household servants and said to them, “See, my husband brought 15  in a Hebrew man 16  to us to humiliate us. 17  He tried to have sex with me, 18  but I screamed loudly. 19  39:15 When he heard me raise 20  my voice and scream, he left his outer garment beside me and ran outside.”

39:16 So she laid his outer garment beside her until his master came home. 39:17 This is what she said to him: 21  “That Hebrew slave 22  you brought to us tried to humiliate me, 23  39:18 but when I raised my voice and screamed, he left his outer garment and ran outside.”

39:19 When his master heard his wife say, 24 This is the way 25  your slave treated me,” 26  he became furious. 27  39:20 Joseph’s master took him and threw him into the prison, 28  the place where the king’s prisoners were confined. So he was there in the prison. 29 

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