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Potiphar (pŏt`ifər), in the Bible, chief official of Pharaoh who bought Joseph and gave him a high position in his house. Later when his wife falsely accused Joseph, Potiphar put Joseph into prison.
Old Testament one of Pharaoh's officers, who bought Joseph as a slave (Genesis 37:36)
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Joseph thus treats a consensual illicit liaison as an act of betrayal against God and against Potifar
This latest version is, by and large - except for theatre veteran Henry Metcalfe, in two roles as the brothers' father Jacob and Egyptian millionaire Potifar
- a young and relatively green cast.
Uno de los mayordomos de mas responsabilidad y privilegios, que comparte con Moises varias caracteristicas, es su tio lejano Jose, el hijo de Jacob, puesto a cargo de la casa de Potifar