Instead of resenting his purchase by Potiphar, he takes things most patiently, and does his duty bravely.
At this juncture, Potiphar and his minions break upon the scene.
Potiphar, thanks to the genius of the child, recognized the innocence of his slave.
Dear Mrs. Potiphar, the blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.
I knew, the first morning Mrs. Potiphar spoke of a new house, that I must build it.
My dear Mrs. Potiphar, the sight of you is refreshing as Hermon's dew.
Joseph fled from Potiphar's wife, monsieur le baron; but it was not for fear of giving way to her.
My dear Potiphar, it is a perfectly unprincipled house, this of yours.
Please, my dear Mr. Potiphar, survey your mansion, and tell me what kind of a man it indicates.
You and Mrs. Potiphar are bullied by all the brilliancy you have conjured up.
dedicated to Ra; i.e., to the sun-god, the Egyptian to whom the Ishmaelites sold Joseph (Gen. 39:1). He was "captain of the guard", i.e., chief, probably, of the state police, who, while they formed part of the Egyptian army, were also largely employed in civil duties (37:36; marg., "chief of the executioners"). Joseph, though a foreigner, gradually gained his confidence, and became overseer over all his possessions. Believing the false accusation which his profligate wife brought against Joseph, Potiphar cast him into prison, where he remained for some years. (See JOSEPH.)