36 Meanwhile, the Midianites[a](A) sold Joseph(B) in Egypt to Potiphar, one of Pharaoh’s officials, the captain of the guard.(C)

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  1. Genesis 37:36 Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac (see also verse 28); Masoretic Text Medanites
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Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife

39 Now Joseph(A) had been taken down to Egypt. Potiphar, an Egyptian who was one of Pharaoh’s officials, the captain of the guard,(B) bought him from the Ishmaelites who had taken him there.(C)

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Then Joseph said to his brothers, “Come close to me.”(A) When they had done so, he said, “I am your brother Joseph, the one you sold into Egypt!(B) And now, do not be distressed(C) and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here,(D) because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you.(E)

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17 and he sent a man before them—
    Joseph, sold as a slave.(A)

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Your relatives, members of your own family—
    even they have betrayed you;
    they have raised a loud cry against you.(A)
Do not trust them,
    though they speak well of you.(B)

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“Because the patriarchs were jealous of Joseph,(A) they sold him as a slave into Egypt.(B) But God was with him(C)

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