Genesis 39:4
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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 Bible
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.

Darby Bible 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.

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.

Young's 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.

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The Complete Surrender.
Genesis 39:1-3.--Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him at the hands of the Ishmaelites, which had brought him down thither. And the Lord was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian, and his master saw that the Lord was with him. We have in this passage an object lesson which teaches us what Christ is to us. Note: Joseph was a slave, but God was with him so distinctly
Andrew Murray—The Master's Indwelling

Thirdly, for Thy Actions.
1. Do no evil, though thou mightest; for God will not suffer the least sin, without bitter repentance, to escape unpunished. Leave not undone any good that thou canst. But do nothing without a calling, nor anything in thy calling, till thou hast first taken counsel at God's word (1 Sam. xxx. 8) of its lawfulness, and pray for his blessings upon thy endeavour; and then do it in the name of God, with cheerfulness of heart, committing the success to him, in whose power it is to bless with his grace
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Genesis 18:3
and said, "My lord, if now I have found favor in your sight, please do not pass your servant by.

Genesis 19:19
"Now behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by saving my life; but I cannot escape to the mountains, for the disaster will overtake me and I will die;

Genesis 24:2
Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he owned, "Please place your hand under my thigh,

Genesis 39:8
But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Behold, with me here, my master does not concern himself with anything in the house, and he has put all that he owns in my charge.

Genesis 39:22
The chief jailer committed to Joseph's charge all the prisoners who were in the jail; so that whatever was done there, he was responsible for it.

1 Kings 16:9
His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him. Now he was at Tirzah drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household at Tirzah.

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