New American Standard Bible
It came about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me."
King James Bible
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph, and said, Lie with me!
World English Bible
It happened after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph; and she said, "Lie with me."
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass after these things, that his lord's wife lifteth up her eyes unto Joseph, and saith, 'Lie with me;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Joseph resists the daily solicitations of his master's wife to lie with her. "None greater in this house than I." He pleads the unreserved trust his master had reposed in him. He is bound by the law of honor, the law of chastity (this great evil), and the law of piety (sin against God). Joseph uses the common name of God in addressing this Egyptian. He could employ no higher pleas than the above.
LibraryThe 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.
2 Samuel 13:11
When she brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her and said to her, "Come, lie with me, my sister."
My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.
"Therefore I have come out to meet you, To seek your presence earnestly, and I have found you.
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