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    wife is told in the first book of the Bible, Genesis, Chapter 39. Joseph was sold into slavery by his brothers and bought by Potiphar, a high-ranking official in the Pharaoh's service. The Lord was with Joseph and gave him success in everything he did. This pleased Potiphar and before long Joseph was given the highest position in the household, and left in charge when Potiphar was away. Now Potiphar's wife found Joseph to be very good looking and had approached him several times saying "come to bed

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    first asks Joseph to lie with her Joseph doesn’t drawback because he thinks Potiphar’s wife is ugly to look upon, or has had her sexuality tainted by another man. Instead it is Joseph’s fear of Potiphar’s wrath that holds Joseph back. He claims that Potiphar “...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?(Genesis39:9).” However, just as Joseph’s figure lingers in shadow in Reni’s painting, so too do Joseph’s

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    The story of Joseph, the prophet is a pivotal cornerstone for two of the three major Abrahamic religions. In it, both Judaic and Islamic followers have crafted a story which establish God’s ability to intervene and protect his resolute followers. Throughout time, both parties have diverged on the fundamentals of this story to benefit their definition of faithfulness. As such, Both Islamic and Judaic faiths have crafted a story in which the view of God, Joseph, and the other characters present a significant

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    by a group of Ishmaelites, to Egypt to be sold as a slave. He was bought by a guard captain named Potiphar. Potiphar saw that Joseph was blessed, by God, so he made him the head servant of the house. Berlin and Brettler suggest in “The Jewish Study Bible” that like Potiphar, Joseph’s father’s preference of Joseph may have been an unconscious manifestation of God’s favor toward him. Now, Potiphar had a wife who was very attracted to Joseph. She frequently asked him to lie with her. Joseph always

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    Jacob. His brothers grew to hate him so much that they conspired against their brother and sold him to slave traders, but told their father that he Joseph was attacked by an animal and died. He was sold to one of the Egyptian Pharaohs officer, Potiphar. Potiphar saw that the Lord was with Joseph and everything

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    with ripped clothes. Infuriated with his escape, the wife utilized the ripped shirt as evidence for Joseph attacking or raping her. In the Qur’an, Al-Aziz proved Joseph’s innocence and found his wife to be guilty of lying. However, in the Bible, Potiphar imprisoned Joseph with his wife’s accusations. Once again, since the Qur’anic Joseph is portrayed as a prophet who is to be respected with the Biblical Joseph is viewed as an ordinary man who they’ve thrown into prison without further investigation

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    Profile of Joseph

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    Profile of Joseph Joseph, son of Jacob, was surely destined for great things. Though his life consisted of many hardships, and ups and downs, he always got past them and lived a good life in the vision of God. His dreams took him very far, as he ended up with all of Egypt looking to him for help. Though he was a dreamer, he was also a very wise person, and this is what led him to great things. The first character trait that I see in Joseph is that he's very compassionate and emotional.

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    Characteristics of a Hero

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    One may talk about the heroes they have today, or even ones that have passed from before. If one looks back even farther, some of the most influential heroes are from Bible times. These are the people that God hand-picked and they put their faith in Him. One of the most memorable and influential heroes is Joseph. He showed many different qualities of a hero like trusting God, strength, integrity, devotion to God and selflessness. Jacob and Rachel had many children and one of them was Joseph. As a

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    Joseph: The Jew who Ruled Egypt

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    A boy with a special gift, the ability to interpret dreams, brings him great power and wealth. His childhood was destroyed by his older brothers who were jealous of him. God loved this boy and created him a nation, the nation of Egypt. Joseph was his name. He is the Jew who captured the heart of the Egyptian Pharaoh and became a governor over all of Egypt. His story is known to Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike who all regard him as a timeless hero. The story of Joseph, as told in the book

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    Joseph In The Odyssey

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    Joseph was sold to Potiphar, a captain of the guard and a trusted friend of the Egyptian King (KJV 16). Joseph worked hard and was soon promoted to manager of all Potiphar’s household and affairs. Not only was Joseph a faithful servant, but he was also smart and handsome so

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