Genesis 40:2
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,

King James Bible
And Pharaoh was wroth against two of his officers, against the chief of the butlers, and against the chief of the bakers.

Darby Bible Translation
And Pharaoh was wroth with his two chamberlains -- with the chief of the cup-bearers and with the chief of the bakers;

World English Bible
Pharaoh was angry with his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker.

Young's Literal Translation
and Pharaoh is wroth against his two eunuchs, against the chief of the butlers, and against the chief of the bakers,

Genesis 40:2 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The butler - משקה mashkeh, the same as saky among the Arabians and Persians, and signifying a cup-bearer.

Baker - אפה opheh; rather cook, confectioner, or the like.

Had offended - They had probably been accused of attempting to take away the king's life, one by poisoning his drink, the other by poisoning his bread or confectionaries.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

wroth.

Psalm 76:10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise you: the remainder of wrath shall you restrain.

Proverbs 16:14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.

Proverbs 19:12,19 The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favor is as dew on the grass...

Proverbs 27:4 Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?

Acts 12:20 And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and...

the chief of the butlers.

1 Chronicles 27:27 And over the vineyards was Shimei the Ramathite: over the increase of the vineyards for the wine cellars was Zabdi the Shiphmite:

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 40:1
Some time later, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt offended their master, the king of Egypt.

Genesis 40:21
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh's hand--

Genesis 40:23
The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.

Genesis 41:10
Pharaoh was once angry with his servants, and he imprisoned me and the chief baker in the house of the captain of the guard.

Proverbs 16:14
A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but the wise will appease it.

Jump to Previous
Angry Baker Bakers Bread-Maker Butler Butlers Chamberlains Chief Cupbearer Cup-Bearers Eunuchs Furious Officers Officials Pharaoh Servants Wine-Servant Wroth
Jump to Next
Angry Baker Bakers Bread-Maker Butler Butlers Chamberlains Chief Cupbearer Cup-Bearers Eunuchs Furious Officers Officials Pharaoh Servants Wine-Servant Wroth
Links
Genesis 40:2 NIV
Genesis 40:2 NLT
Genesis 40:2 ESV
Genesis 40:2 NASB
Genesis 40:2 KJV

Genesis 40:2 Bible Apps
Genesis 40:2 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 40:2 Chinese Bible
Genesis 40:2 French Bible
Genesis 40:2 German Bible

Genesis 40:2 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Genesis 40:1
Top of Page
Top of Page