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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.
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Potiphar

Old Testament one of Pharaoh's officers, who bought Joseph as a slave (Genesis 37:36)
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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.
(21) The bible story of Joseph in Egypt describes him as a man who faithfully represents the interests of his owner (principal) Potiphar, and over time he wins Potifar's trust.
Some stories like the very handsome young Joseph turning down an invitation to sleep with Potifar's wife, loosen up the group.
Chief Inspector Bonifacio Estrella Jr., the local police chief, said the slain suspect - Barangay (village) 3 kagawad Potifar Canonigo, 56, who was chairman of the peace and order committee in the village council - had been the target of a police operation for continuing his illicit drug trade despite warnings in the past.