New Living Translation
Then she told him her story. "That Hebrew slave you've brought into our house tried to come in and fool around with me," she said.
King James Bible
And she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me:
Darby Bible Translation
And she spoke to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew bondman that thou hast brought to us came in to me to mock me;
World English Bible
She spoke to him according to these words, saying, "The Hebrew servant, whom you have brought to us, came in to me to mock me,
Young's Literal Translation
And she speaketh unto him according to these words, saying, 'The Hebrew servant whom thou hast brought unto us, hath come in unto me to play with me;
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CommentaryGenesis 39:17 Parallel Commentaries
ON the revival of science in the 16th century, some of the earliest conclusions at which philosophers arrived were found to be at variance with popular and long-established belief. The Ptolemaic system of astronomy, which had then full possession of the minds of men, contemplated the whole visible universe from the earth as the immovable centre of things. Copernicus changed the point of view, and placing the beholder in the sun, at once reduced the earth to an inconspicuous globule, a merely subordinate …
Frederick Temple—Essays and Reviews: The Education of the World
Meditations for Household Piety.
The Wisdom of God
The Tests of Love to God
She kept the cloak with her until her husband came home.
"But when I screamed, he ran outside, leaving his cloak with me!"
"You must not pass along false rumors. You must not cooperate with evil people by lying on the witness stand.
A lying tongue hates its victims, and flattering words cause ruin.
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