Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Genesis
Chapter 39

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
[11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] [19] [20]
[21] [22] [23]

 

 

Genesis 38 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Genesis 40
GENESIS 39:1
JPS 39:1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hand of the Ishmaelites, that had brought him down thither.
ONK 39:1 But Joseph was brought down into Mizraim, and Potiphar, a chief of Pharoh, a chief of the killers, a Mizraite man, bought him from the hand of the Arabaee who had brought him down thither.
PAL 39:1 But Joseph was brought down into Mizraim; and Potiphar,(101)...a man of Mizraim, a chief of Pharoh, a chief of the executioners, bought him with the pledge(102) of the Arabians who had brought him down thither.
 
GENESIS 39:2
JPS 39:2 And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.
ONK 39:2 And the Word of the Lord was the helper of Joseph, and he became a prosperous man, and was in the house of his Mizraite master.
PAL 39:2 And the Word of the Lord was Joseph's Helper, and he became a prosperous man in the house of his Mizraite master.
 
GENESIS 39:3
JPS 39:3 And his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD made all that he did to prosper in his hand.
ONK 39:3 And his master saw that the Word of the Lord was his helper, and that all that he did the Lord prospered in his hand.
PAL 39:3 And his master saw that the Word of the Lord was his Helper, and that the Lord prospered in his hand all that he did;
 
GENESIS 39:4
JPS 39:4 And Joseph found favour in his sight, and he ministered unto him. And he appointed him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.
ONK 39:4 And Joseph found favour in his eyes, and he served him. And he appointed him over his house, and all that he had he delivered into his hand.
PAL 39:4 and Joseph found favour in his eyes, and he served him, and he appointed him superintendent over his house, and all that he had he delivered in his hands.
JER 39:4 And he appointed him superintendent.
 
GENESIS 39:5
JPS 39:5 And it came to pass from the time that he appointed him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of the LORD was upon all that he had, in the house and in the field.
ONK 39:5 And it was from the time that he appointed him over his house, and over all that he had, that the Lord blessed the house of the Mizraite for Joseph's sake, and the blessing of the Lord was upon all that he had, in the house and in the field.
PAL 39:5 And it was from the time he appointed him superintendent over his house, and over all that he had, the Lord prospered the house of the Mizraite for the sake of the righteousness of Joseph, and the blessing of the Lord was on all that he had in the house and in the field.
 
GENESIS 39:6
JPS 39:6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and, having him, he knew not aught save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was of beautiful form, and fair to look upon.
ONK 39:6 And he left all that belonged to him in the hand of Joseph; and he knew of nothing that was with him, except the bread which he ate. Now Joseph was of goodly appearance, beautiful in aspect.
PAL 39:6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand, and took no knowledge of anything of his, except his wife with whom he lay.

And Joseph was of goodly form and beautiful aspect.

 
GENESIS 39:7
JPS 39:7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said: 'Lie with me.'
ONK 39:7 And it was after these things that the wife of his master lifted up her eyes to Joseph, and said, Lie with me.
PAL 39:7 And it was after these things that the wife of his master lifted up her eyes to Joseph, and said, Lie with me.
 
GENESIS 39:8
JPS 39:8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife: 'Behold, my master, having me, knoweth not what is in the house, and he hath put all that he hath into my hand;
ONK 39:8 But he refused, and said to his master's wife, Behold, my master knoweth not what is with me in the house, and all that he hath he hath delivered unto my hand;
PAL 39:8 But he refused to come near her, and said to his master's wife, Behold, my master taketh no knowledge of what is with me in the house, and all he hath he delivereth into my hand;
 
GENESIS 39:9
JPS 39:9 he is not greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?'
ONK 39:9 there is no one in this house greater than I, and he hath not prohibited anything from me but thyself, because thou art his wife: and how can I do this great wickedness and become guilty before the Lord?
PAL 39:9 there is none in the house greater than I, nor hath he restricted me from anything but thyself, because thou art his wife: and how can I do this great wickedness, and become guilty before the Lord?
 
GENESIS 39:10
JPS 39:10 And it came to pass, as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.
ONK 39:10 And it was when she spake with Joseph daily that he would not hearken to her to lie with her, or be with her.
PAL 39:10 And it was when she spake with Joseph this day and the next, and he hearkened not to her to lie with her, lest with her he should be condemned in the day of the great judgment of the world to come;
 
GENESIS 39:11
JPS 39:11 And it came to pass on a certain day, when he went into the house to do his work, and there was none of the men of the house there within,
ONK 39:11 And it was about this day that he came into the house to examine the writings of his affairs, and no man of the men of the house was there in the house.
PAL 39:11 it was on a certain day that he entered the house to examine the tablets of his accounts, and there was no man of the house within;
 
GENESIS 39:12
JPS 39:12 that she caught him by his garment, saying: 'Lie with me.' And he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.
ONK 39:12 And she laid hold of his garments, saying, Lie with me. But he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and went forth into the street.
PAL 39:12 that she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and went forth into the street.
 
GENESIS 39:13
JPS 39:13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth,
ONK 39:13
PAL 39:13 And when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and had gone forth into the street,
 
GENESIS 39:14
JPS 39:14 that she called unto the men of her house, and spoke unto them, saying: 'See, he hath brought in a Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice.
ONK 39:14 And she called to the men of her house, and spake to them, saying, See, he brought us a Hebrew man to mock at us. He came in to me to lie with me; and I cried with a high voice.
PAL 39:14 that she...called the men of the house and said, See this, which the Hebrew man hath done, whom your master hath brought to mock us. He came in to lie with me, and I cried with a high voice.
 
GENESIS 39:15
JPS 39:15 And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment by me, and fled, and got him out.'
ONK 39:15 And it was when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, he left his robe with me, and fled and went forth into the street.
PAL 39:15 And when he heard that I lifted up my voice, he left his garment with me, and went forth into the street.
 
GENESIS 39:16
JPS 39:16 And she laid up his garment by her, until his master came home.
ONK 39:16 And she let his robe remain with her until his master came into his house.
PAL 39:16 And she let the garment remain until his master came into his house;
 
GENESIS 39:17
JPS 39:17 And she spoke unto him according to these words, saying: 'The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me.
ONK 39:17 And she spake with him these words, saying, The Hebrew servant whom thou broughtest us came in to me to mock at me.
PAL 39:17 and she spake to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant whom thou broughtest to us came in to me to mock me.
 
GENESIS 39:18
JPS 39:18 And it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment by me, and fled out.'
ONK 39:18 And it was when I lifted up my voice and cried, he left his robe with me and fled into the street.
PAL 39:18
JER 39:18 And it was when I thundered with my voice.
 
GENESIS 39:19
JPS 39:19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spoke unto him, saying: 'After this manner did thy servant to me'; that his wrath was kindled.
ONK 39:19 And when his master heard the words of his wife which she spake with him, saying, According to these things hath thy servant done to me, his anger waxed strong,
PAL 39:19 And when his master heard the words which his wife spake with him, saying, According to these things did thy servant to me, his wrath became strong.
 
GENESIS 39:20
JPS 39:20 And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound; and he was there in the prison.
ONK 39:20 and his master took Joseph, and delivered him to the house of the bound, where the prisoners of the king were bound;
PAL 39:20 And Joseph's master took counsel of the priests, who...put him not to death, but delivered him into the house of the bound, where the king's prisoners were bound; and he was there in the house of the bound.
JER 39:20 In the prison house.
 
GENESIS 39:21
JPS 39:21 But the LORD was with Joseph, and showed kindness unto him, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
ONK 39:21 and he was there in the house of the bound. But the Word of the Lord was the helper of Joseph, and showed him mercy, and gave him favour in the eyes of the captain of the prison.
PAL 39:21 And the Word of the Lord was Joseph's Helper, and extended mercy to him, and gave him favour in the eyes of the captain of the prison.
 
GENESIS 39:22
JPS 39:22 And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it.
ONK 39:22 And the captain of the prison gave into the hand of Joseph all the prisoners who were in the house of the bound, and all that they did there was done according to his word.
PAL 39:22 And the captain of the prison confided all the prisoners who were in the house to Joseph's hands, and whatsoever was done there he commanded to be done.
 
GENESIS 39:23
JPS 39:23 The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing that was under his hand, because the LORD was with him; and that which he did, the LORD made it to prosper.
ONK 39:23 The captain of the prison saw no fault in his hand, because the Word of the Lord was his helper, and that which he did the Lord made to prosper.
PAL 39:23 It was not needful for the captain of the prison to watch Joseph, after the custom of all prisoners, because he saw that there was no fault in his hands; for the Word of the Lord was his Helper, and that which he did the Lord made it to prosper.
 
Genesis 38 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Genesis 40

 

Copyright © 2012 JCR
All research and online books are
original to this site unless otherwise noted.