The biblical Joseph tells his fellow prisoners: “For in truth, I was kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews; nor have I done anything here that they should have put me in the dungeon.” — Gen 40:15 Sforno (Italy, c.1470 – 1550 CE) explains that Joseph’s meaning: the reason why he will have me releasedContinue reading “(#38) No Trial”
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(#37) The Pit
Continuing the previous stage, we see the biblical Joseph, who’d been sold into servitude at age 17, in prison: “And So Joseph’s master had him put in prison, where the king’s prisoners were confined…” Gen 39:20 “and he put him in jail.” This is a kind of underground prison, a dungeon, a place where theContinue reading “(#37) The Pit”
Did Not Know Joseph: DontMuteDC Resources
Pharaoh “not knowing” Joseph is where the trouble starts, leading very quickly to an attempt to exterminate the People.