Genesis 40:19
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Within three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and impale your body on a pole. And the birds will eat away your flesh."

King James Bible
Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and shall hang thee on a tree; and the birds shall eat thy flesh from off thee.

Darby Bible Translation
In yet three days will Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and hang thee on a tree; and the birds will eat thy flesh from off thee.

World English Bible
Within three more days, Pharaoh will lift up your head from off you, and will hang you on a tree; and the birds will eat your flesh from off you."

Young's Literal Translation
yet, within three days doth Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and hath hanged thee on a tree, and the birds have eaten thy flesh from off thee.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Lift up thy head from off thee - Thus we find that beheading, hanging, and gibbeting, were modes of punishment among the ancient Egyptians; but the criminal was beheaded before he was hanged, and then either hanged on hooks, or by the hands. See Lamentations 5:12.

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Genesis 40:13 Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up your head, and restore you to your place: and you shall deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand...

lift up thy head from off thee. or, reckon thee and take thy office from thee. hang thee.

Genesis 40:22 But he hanged the chief baker: as Joseph had interpreted to them.

Genesis 41:13 And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was; me he restored to my office, and him he hanged.

Deuteronomy 21:22,23 And if a man have committed a sin worthy of death, and he be to be put to death, and you hang him on a tree...

Joshua 8:29 And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until eventide: and as soon as the sun was down...

Joshua 10:26 And afterward Joshua smote them, and slew them, and hanged them on five trees: and they were hanging on the trees until the evening.

2 Samuel 21:6 Let seven men of his sons be delivered to us, and we will hang them up to the LORD in Gibeah of Saul, whom the LORD did choose...

Proverbs 30:17 The eye that mocks at his father, and despises to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out...

Galatians 3:13 Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written...

and the birds.

Genesis 40:17 And in the uppermost basket there was of all manner of bakemeats for Pharaoh; and the birds did eat them out of the basket on my head.

1 Samuel 17:44,46 And the Philistine said to David, Come to me, and I will give your flesh to the fowls of the air, and to the beasts of the field...

2 Samuel 21:10 And Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth, and spread it for her on the rock...

Ezekiel 39:4 You shall fall on the mountains of Israel, you, and all your bands, and the people that is with you...

Acts 20:27 For I have not shunned to declare to you all the counsel of God.

Library
The Political Constitution of Egypt
The king, the queen, and the royal princes--Administration under the Pharaohs--Feudalism and the Egyptian priesthood, the military--The citizens and country people. Between the Fayum and the apex of the Delta, the Lybian range expands and forms a vast and slightly undulating table-land, which runs parallel to the Nile for nearly thirty leagues. The Great Sphinx Harmakhis has mounted guard over its northern extremity ever since the time of the Followers of Horus. Illustration: Drawn by Boudier,
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 2

An American Reformer
An Upright, honest-hearted farmer, who had been led to doubt the divine authority of the Scriptures, yet who sincerely desired to know the truth, was the man specially chosen of God to lead out in the proclamation of Christ's second coming. Like many other reformers, William Miller had in early life battled with poverty and had thus learned the great lessons of energy and self-denial. The members of the family from which he sprang were characterized by an independent, liberty-loving spirit, by capability
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
Genesis 40:18
"This is what it means," Joseph said. "The three baskets are three days.

Genesis 40:20
Now the third day was Pharaoh's birthday, and he gave a feast for all his officials. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker in the presence of his officials:

Genesis 40:22
but he impaled the chief baker, just as Joseph had said to them in his interpretation.

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