Potiphar


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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.

Potiphar

Old Testament one of Pharaoh's officers, who bought Joseph as a slave (Genesis 37:36)
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Young Joseph, enslaved in Potiphar's house, loses his cloak to Mrs.
Moreover, there is a sculpted part that tells the story of Joseph and Zuleikha , Potiphar's wife.
References do not evolve, but mingle as he perceives his world through the Bible--"he amused himself with the thought of Joseph running about the corridors of the palace in his underwear, his outer garment in the hands of Potiphar's wife" (Reznikoff 2009, 157)--through rabbinic legend--"He held the apple to his nose.
When given the opportunity to have sexual relation with his master Potiphar's pretty wife; he refused, saying I will not sin against God.
Midrash Tanhuma (Vayeshev 8) states that when Joseph was getting too comfortable in his position in Potiphar's house, God said "Your father is grieving for you in sackcloth and ashes and you are eating and drinking and curling your hair?
Or Joseph, who will not succumb to the pretty wife of Potiphar.
The Wiles of Women/The Wiles of Men: Joseph and Potiphar's Wife in Ancient Near Eastern, Jewish, and Islamic Folklore.
Based on an early-twentieth-century zarzuela by Miguel de Palacios and Guillermo Perrin that had the distinction of being banned in Spain for blasphemy during the Franco regime, the movie replays the Old Testament story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife as arty sex farce, filled with comic anachronisms and an abundance of wittily faux-Egyptian dances.
In the King's Presence Chamber is the most spectacular of the impressive list of loans that have been secured: the enormous canvas by Orazio Gentileschi depicting Joseph quitting the amorous advances of Potiphar's wife.
With Sadi in the Garden; or, The Book of Love and Potiphar's Wife are adaptations of some Islamic narratives.
Thus for instance the Egyptians see and take Sarah in Genesis 12:14-15, Shechem sees and humiliates Dinah in Genesis 34:2-3, Potiphar's wife sees and seduces Joseph in Genesis 39:6-7.
And I am aware that God used Joseph to lead Egypt while Potiphar ...