Genesis 39:10
New International Version
And though she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or even be with her.

New Living Translation
She kept putting pressure on Joseph day after day, but he refused to sleep with her, and he kept out of her way as much as possible.

English Standard Version
And as she spoke to Joseph day after day, he would not listen to her, to lie beside her or to be with her.

Berean Study Bible
Although Potiphar’s wife spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or even be near her.

New American Standard Bible
As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside her or be with her.

New King James Version
So it was, as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he did not heed her, to lie with her or to be with her.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

Christian Standard Bible
Although she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her.

Contemporary English Version
She kept begging Joseph day after day, but he refused to do what she wanted or even to go near her.

Good News Translation
Although she asked Joseph day after day, he would not go to bed with her.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Although she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her.

International Standard Version
She kept on talking to him like this day after day, but he wouldn't listen to her. Not only would he refuse to have sex with her, he refused even to stay around her.

NET Bible
Even though she continued to speak to Joseph day after day, he did not respond to her invitation to have sex with her.

New Heart English Bible
And although she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to sleep with her or to be with her.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Although she kept asking Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or be with her.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass, as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

New American Standard 1977
And it came about as she spoke to Joseph day after day, that he did not listen to her to lie beside her, or be with her.

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass, as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

American King James Version
And it came to pass, as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he listened not to her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And when she talked with Joseph day by day, and he hearkened not to her to sleep with her, so as to be with her,

Douay-Rheims Bible
With such words as these day by day, both the woman was importunate with the young man, and he refused the adultery.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass as she spoke to Joseph day by day and he hearkened not to her, to lie with her [and] to be with her,

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass, as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not to her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

World English Bible
As she spoke to Joseph day by day, he didn't listen to her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass at her speaking unto Joseph day by day, that he hath not hearkened unto her, to lie near her, to be with her;
Study Bible
Joseph and Potiphar's Wife
9No one in this house is greater than I am. He has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. So how could I do such a great evil and sin against God?” 10Although Potiphar’s wife spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or be with her. 11One day, however, Joseph went into the house to attend to his work, and not a single household servant was inside.…
Cross References
Genesis 39:9
No one in this house is greater than I am. He has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. So how could I do such a great evil and sin against God?"

Genesis 39:11
One day, however, Joseph went into the house to attend to his work, and not a single household servant was inside.

Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass, as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he listened not to her, to lie by her, or to be with her.

as she spake.

Genesis 39:8
But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand;

Proverbs 2:16
To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her words;

Proverbs 5:3
For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

or to be.

Proverbs 1:15
My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path:

Proverbs 5:8
Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house:

1 Corinthians 6:18
Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.









Lexicon
Although
וַיְהִ֕י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

[Potiphar’s wife] spoke
כְּדַבְּרָ֥הּ (kə·ḏab·bə·rāh)
Preposition-k | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

Joseph
יוֹסֵ֖ף (yō·w·sêp̄)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3130: Joseph -- 'he increases', a son of Jacob, also the name of several Israelites

day
י֣וֹם ׀ (yō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

after day,
י֑וֹם (yō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

he refused
וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

to go to bed
לִשְׁכַּ֥ב (liš·kaḇ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 7901: To lie down

with her
אֶצְלָ֖הּ (’eṣ·lāh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 681: A joining together, proximity

[or] be
לִהְי֥וֹת (lih·yō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

with her.
עִמָּֽהּ׃ (‘im·māh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with
Verse 10. - And it came to pass, as she spake - or, though she spake (Kalisch) - to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her (a euphemistic expression), or (which is not in the original, and may be omitted) to be with her.
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