And it came to pass after these things, that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker offended their lord the king of Egypt.NoneAnd Pharaoh was wroth against his two officers, against the chief of the butlers, and against the chief of the bakers.NoneAnd he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.NoneAnd the captain of the guard charged Joseph to be with them, and he ministered unto them; and they continued a season in ward.NoneAnd 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, who were bound in the prison.NoneAnd Joseph came in unto them in the morning, and saw them, and, behold, they were sad.NoneAnd he asked Pharaoh’s officers that were with him in the ward of his master’s house, saying: ‘Wherefore look ye so sad to-day?’NoneAnd they said unto him: ‘We have dreamed a dream, and there is none that can interpret it.’ And Joseph said unto them: ‘Do not interpretations belong to God? tell it me, I pray you.’NoneAnd the chief butler told his dream to Joseph, and said to him: ‘In my dream, behold, a vine was before me;Noneand in the vine were three branches; and as it was budding, its blossoms shot forth, and the clusters thereof brought forth ripe grapes,Noneand Pharaoh’s cup was in my hand; and I took the grapes, and pressed them into Pharaoh’s cup, and I gave the cup into Pharaoh’s hand.’NoneAnd Joseph said unto him: ‘This is the interpretation of it: the three branches are three days;Nonewithin yet three days shall Pharaoh lift up thy head, and restore thee unto thine office; and thou shalt give Pharaoh’s cup into his hand, after the former manner when thou wast his butler.NoneBut have me in thy remembrance when it shall be well with thee, and show kindness, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house.NoneFor indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews; and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.’NoneWhen the chief baker saw that the interpretation was good, he said unto Joseph: ‘I also saw in my dream, and, behold, three baskets of white bread were on my head;Noneand in the uppermost basket there was of all manner of baked food for Pharaoh; and the birds did eat them out of the basket upon my head.’NoneAnd Joseph answered and said: ‘This is the interpretation thereof: the three baskets are three days;Nonewithin yet 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.’NoneAnd it came to pass the third day, which was Pharaoh’s birthday, that he made a feast unto all his servants; and he lifted up the head of the chief butler and the head of the chief baker among his servants.NoneAnd he restored the chief butler back unto his butlership; and he gave the cup into Pharaoh’s hand.NoneBut he hanged the chief baker, as Joseph had interpreted to them.NoneYet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgot him.None
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