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And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.
Genesis 39:20,23 And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound...
where Joseph was bound. Or, where Joseph was confined, for he doubtless had his personal liberty. This place, we learn from the preceding chapter, (ver.
Genesis 40:20 And it came to pass the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, that he made a feast to all his servants...
,) was the king's prison. All the officers in the employment of the ancient kings of Egypt, according to Diodorus Siculus, were taken from the most illustrious families of the priesthood in the country; no slave or common person being ever permitted to serve in the presence of the king. As these persons were of the most noble families, it is natural to expect they would be put, when accused, into the state prison.
Strong's ConcordanceAnd he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph [was] bound.
Topical BibleArmy Bodyguard Bound Captain Care Charge Chief Confined Confinement Custody Executioners Giveth Guard Imprisoned Jail Joseph Life-guard Prison Prisoner Round-house Shut Tower-house Ward
Genesis Chapter 40 Verse 3
Alphabetical: and bodyguard captain confined confinement custody guard he house imprisoned in jail Joseph of place prison put same So the them was where
OT Law: Genesis 40:3 He put them in custody (Gen. Ge Gn)