Genesis 40:5
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New International Version
each of the two men--the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were being held in prison--had a dream the same night, and each dream had a meaning of its own.

King James Bible
And they dreamed a dream both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the king of Egypt, which were bound in the prison.

Darby Bible Translation
And they dreamed a dream, both of them in one night, each his dream, each according to the interpretation of his dream, the cup-bearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were imprisoned in the tower-house.

World English Bible
They both dreamed a dream, each man his dream, in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were bound in the prison.

Young's Literal Translation
And they dream a dream both of them, each his dream in one night, each according to the interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker whom the king of Egypt hath, who are prisoners in the round-house.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Each man according to the interpretation - Not like dreams in general, the disordered workings of the mind, the consequence of disease or repletion; these were dreams that had an interpretation, that is, that were prophetic.

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Genesis 40:8 And they said to him, We have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph said to them...

Genesis 12:1-7 Now the LORD had said to Abram, Get you out of your country, and from your kindred, and from your father's house...

Genesis 20:3 But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, you are but a dead man, for the woman which you have taken...

Genesis 37:5-10 And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brothers: and they hated him yet the more...

Genesis 41:1-7,11 And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river...

Numbers 12:6 And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known to him in a vision...

Judges 7:13,14 And when Gideon was come, behold, there was a man that told a dream to his fellow, and said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and...

Esther 6:1 On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles...

Job 33:15-17 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men, in slumberings on the bed...

Daniel 2:1-3 And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, with which his spirit was troubled...

Daniel 4:5,9,19 I saw a dream which made me afraid, and the thoughts on my bed and the visions of my head troubled me...

Daniel 7:1-8:27 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel had a dream and visions of his head on his bed: then he wrote the dream...

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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 40:4
The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he attended them. After they had been in custody for some time,

Genesis 40:6
When Joseph came to them the next morning, he saw that they were dejected.

Genesis 41:11
Each of us had a dream the same night, and each dream had a meaning of its own.

Daniel 2:1
In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his mind was troubled and he could not sleep.

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