Genesis 40:21
New International Version
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh’s hand—

New Living Translation
He then restored the chief cup-bearer to his former position, so he could again hand Pharaoh his cup.

English Standard Version
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.

Berean Study Bible
Pharaoh restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.

King James Bible
And he restored the chief butler unto his butlership again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand:

New King James Version
Then he restored the chief butler to his butlership again, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.

New American Standard Bible
He restored the chief cupbearer to his office, and he put the cup into Pharaoh’s hand;

NASB 1995
He restored the chief cupbearer to his office, and he put the cup into Pharaoh’s hand;

NASB 1977
And he restored the chief cupbearer to his office, and he put the cup into Pharaoh’s hand;

Amplified Bible
He restored the chief cupbearer to his office, and the cupbearer [once again] put the cup into Pharaoh’s hand;

Christian Standard Bible
Pharaoh restored the chief cupbearer to his position as cupbearer, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Pharaoh restored the chief cupbearer to his position as cupbearer, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.

American Standard Version
And he restored the chief butler unto his butlership again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he raised up the Chief of Drinking unto his position and he gave the cup unto the hands of Pharaoh:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he restored the chief cupbearer to his office, and he gave the cup into Pharao's hand.

Contemporary English Version
He put the personal servant back in his old job

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he restored the one to his place to present him the cup:

English Revised Version
And he restored the chief butler unto his butlership again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand:

Good News Translation
He restored the wine steward to his former position,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position. So the cupbearer put the cup in Pharaoh's hand.

International Standard Version
that is, he restored his senior security advisor to his former responsibilities, including attending to Pharaoh's personal wine cup,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he restored the chief butler back unto his butlership; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand.

Literal Standard Version
and he puts back the chief of the butlers to his butlership, and he gives the cup into the hand of Pharaoh;

NET Bible
He restored the chief cupbearer to his former position so that he placed the cup in Pharaoh's hand,

New Heart English Bible
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position again, and he placed the cup into Pharaoh?s hand;

World English Bible
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position again, and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand;

Young's Literal Translation
and he putteth back the chief of the butlers to his butlership, and he giveth the cup into the hand of Pharaoh;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Cupbearer and the Baker
20On the third day, which was Pharaoh’s birthday, he held a feast for all his officials, and in their presence he lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker. 21Pharaoh restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand. 22But Pharaoh hanged the chief baker, just as Joseph had described to them in his interpretation.…

Cross References
Genesis 40:2
Pharaoh was angry with his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,

Genesis 40:13
Within three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore your position. You will put Pharaoh's cup in his hand, just as you did when you were his cupbearer.

Genesis 41:13
And it happened to us just as he had interpreted: I was restored to my position, and the other man was hanged."

Nehemiah 1:11
O Lord, may Your ear be attentive to my prayer and to the prayers of Your servants who delight to revere Your name. Give Your servant success this day, I pray, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man." (At that time I was the cupbearer to the king.)

Psalm 105:19
until his prediction came true and the word of the LORD proved him right.


Treasury of Scripture

And he restored the chief butler to his butlership again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand:

gave the cup.

Genesis 40:13
Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thine head, and restore thee unto thy place: and thou shalt deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand, after the former manner when thou wast his butler.

Nehemiah 2:1
And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, that wine was before him: and I took up the wine, and gave it unto the king. Now I had not been beforetime sad in his presence.









Verses 21, 22. - And he restored the chief butler unto his butlership again; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand (literally, Set the cup upon Pharaoh's psalm): but he (i.e. Pharaoh) hanged the chief baker (vide supra, ver. 19): as Joseph had interpreted to them.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Pharaoh restored
וַיָּ֛שֶׁב (way·yā·šeḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

the chief
שַׂ֥ר (śar)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

cupbearer
הַמַּשְׁקִ֖ים (ham·maš·qîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4945: Causing to drink, a butler, drink, a well-watered region

to
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

his position,
מַשְׁקֵ֑הוּ (maš·qê·hū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4945: Causing to drink, a butler, drink, a well-watered region

so that he once again placed
וַיִּתֵּ֥ן (way·yit·tên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

the cup
הַכּ֖וֹס (hak·kō·ws)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3563: A cup, a lot, some unclean bird, an owl

in
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

Pharaoh’s
פַּרְעֹֽה׃ (par·‘ōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6547: Pharaoh -- a title of Egypt kings

hand.
כַּ֥ף (kap̄)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3709: Hollow or flat of the hand, palm, sole (of the foot), a pan


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