Genesis 40:3
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New American Standard Bible
So he put them in confinement in the house of the captain of the bodyguard, in the jail, the same place where Joseph was imprisoned.

King James Bible
And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

Darby Bible Translation
and he put them in custody into the house of the captain of the life-guard, into the tower-house, into the place where Joseph was imprisoned.

World English Bible
He put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

Young's Literal Translation
and giveth them in charge in the house of the chief of the executioners, unto the round-house, the place where Joseph is a prisoner,

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Evil Thoughts.
19th Sunday after Trinity. S. Matt. ix. 4. "Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?" INTRODUCTION.--Thoughts are only thoughts! who is to beheld accountable for them? They are clouds blown about by fancy, taking various shapes. God is not so hard as to judge us for our thoughts; He will try us by what we have done, not by what we have dreamed. No garden is without weeds; there are tares in every cornfield. Who speak thus? Is it those who are conscientious and scrupulous to drive away evil thoughts?
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

Genesis
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 39:1
Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an Egyptian officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the bodyguard, bought him from the Ishmaelites, who had taken him down there.

Genesis 39:20
So Joseph's master took him and put him into the jail, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the jail.

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.

Genesis 40:4
The captain of the bodyguard put Joseph in charge of them, and he took care of them; and they were in confinement for some time.

Genesis 41:10
"Pharaoh was furious with his servants, and he put me in confinement in the house of the captain of the bodyguard, both me and the chief baker.

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