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By Michael D. McGaha
Joseph's Cinderella-like upward push to a place of incredible energy led Jews, Christians and Muslims in medieval Spain to cherish the tale. The cross-cultural examine the biblical story comprises poetry, tales and essays approximately Joseph.
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10. Although she kept on day after day, he would not be persuaded to lie with her, or near her, or to be with her. Notice that he said three things: to lie with her, or near her, or to be with her. She demanded that he lie with her; he said no. ” He told her no. ” He told her no. 11. And one day, when he was going in the house to attend to his af fairs, and none of the household was in the house, 12. ” But he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and went out to the street. Some say that his affairs were his accounts.
And the seven empty, ugly cows that followed are seven years. And the seven thin ears, scorched by the east wind, will be seven years of famine. 28. It is just as I have told Phar aoh: God has revealed to Pharaoh what He intends to do. 29. Immediately ahead are seven years of great abundance in all the land of Egypt. 30. After them will come seven years of famine, and the abundance will be forgotten in the land of Egypt, and famine will waste and kill those of the land, 31. and the abun dance will not be known in the land because of the famine that will follow it, which will be very severe.
And then, when she saw that he had left her his garment and gone out to the street, 14. she called the men of her house and told them: “Have you ever seen such a thing? He brought us a Jewish man to mock us. He came to lie with me, but I cried out. 15. ” 16. And she kept Joseph’s garment by her until his master came home. 17. And when he came, she told him thus: “That Jewish slave that you brought us to mock me attacked me. 18. ” 19. And when his master heard his wife’s words, saying: “Thus and so your slave did to me,” he was aggrieved.