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The Blessing of Betrayal Part.2 Join us as we look at Joseph during his time serving Potiphar & his household and punishment he receives after having integrity. Girls of Royalty Online Bible Study Every Tuesday at 9 PM ET on GirlsOfRoyalty.blogspot.com

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The Blessing of The Blessing of Betrayal Pt.2Betrayal Pt.2

The Blessing of The Blessing of Betrayal Pt.2Betrayal Pt.2

The Life of JosephThe Life of JosephThe Life of JosephThe Life of Joseph

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Story Set-UpStory Set-UpStory Set-UpStory Set-Up

Genesis 39Genesis 39

EgyptEgypt

Joseph, Joseph, Potiphar, Potiphar, Potiphar’s Wife, Potiphar’s Wife, JailkeeperJailkeeper

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WORDSWORDSWORDSWORDS

FAVORFAVOR

INTEGRITYINTEGRITY

BETRAYALBETRAYAL

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GENESIS 39GENESIS 39GENESIS 39GENESIS 39

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1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, 1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, the captain of the guard, an an officer of Pharaoh's, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hand of the Ishmaelites, Egyptian, bought him of the hand of the Ishmaelites,

that had brought him down thither. 2 And Jehovah was that had brought him down thither. 2 And Jehovah was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was

in the house of his master the Egyptian. 3 And his in the house of his master the Egyptian. 3 And his master saw that Jehovah was with him, and that Jehovah master saw that Jehovah was with him, and that Jehovah

made all that he did to prosper in his hand. 4 And made all that he did to prosper in his hand. 4 And Joseph found favor in his sight, and he ministered unto Joseph found favor in his sight, and he ministered unto him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand. 5 And it came to pass that he had he put into his hand. 5 And it came to pass from the time that he made him overseer in his house, from the time that he made him overseer in his house,

and over all that he had, that Jehovah blessed the and over all that he had, that Jehovah blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of Jehovah was upon all that he had, in the house and in Jehovah was upon all that he had, in the house and in the field. 6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; the field. 6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand;

and he knew not aught that was with him, save the and he knew not aught that was with him, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was comely, and bread which he did eat. And Joseph was comely, and

well- favored.well- favored.

1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, 1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, the captain of the guard, an an officer of Pharaoh's, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hand of the Ishmaelites, Egyptian, bought him of the hand of the Ishmaelites,

that had brought him down thither. 2 And Jehovah was that had brought him down thither. 2 And Jehovah was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was

in the house of his master the Egyptian. 3 And his in the house of his master the Egyptian. 3 And his master saw that Jehovah was with him, and that Jehovah master saw that Jehovah was with him, and that Jehovah

made all that he did to prosper in his hand. 4 And made all that he did to prosper in his hand. 4 And Joseph found favor in his sight, and he ministered unto Joseph found favor in his sight, and he ministered unto him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand. 5 And it came to pass that he had he put into his hand. 5 And it came to pass from the time that he made him overseer in his house, from the time that he made him overseer in his house,

and over all that he had, that Jehovah blessed the and over all that he had, that Jehovah blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of Jehovah was upon all that he had, in the house and in Jehovah was upon all that he had, in the house and in the field. 6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; the field. 6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand;

and he knew not aught that was with him, save the and he knew not aught that was with him, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was comely, and bread which he did eat. And Joseph was comely, and

well- favored.well- favored.

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7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master's 7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. 8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, me. 8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master knoweth not what is with me in the Behold, my master knoweth not what is with me in the house, and he hath put all that he hath into my hand: 9 house, and he hath put all that he hath into my hand: 9

he is not greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept he is not greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back anything from me but thee, because thou art his back anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God? 10 And it came to pass, as she spake to against God? 10 And it came to pass, as she spake to

Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her. 11 And it came to pass about by her, or to be with her. 11 And it came to pass about

this time, that he went into the house to do his work; and this time, that he went into the house to do his work; and there was none of the men of the house there within. 12 there was none of the men of the house there within. 12 And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him

out. 13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had out. 13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth, 14 that left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth, 14 that she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto

them, saying, See, he hath brought in a Hebrew unto us them, saying, See, he hath brought in a Hebrew unto us to mock us: he came in unto me to lie with me, and I to mock us: he came in unto me to lie with me, and I

cried with a loud voice:cried with a loud voice:

7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master's 7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. 8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, me. 8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master knoweth not what is with me in the Behold, my master knoweth not what is with me in the house, and he hath put all that he hath into my hand: 9 house, and he hath put all that he hath into my hand: 9

he is not greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept he is not greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back anything from me but thee, because thou art his back anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God? 10 And it came to pass, as she spake to against God? 10 And it came to pass, as she spake to

Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her. 11 And it came to pass about by her, or to be with her. 11 And it came to pass about

this time, that he went into the house to do his work; and this time, that he went into the house to do his work; and there was none of the men of the house there within. 12 there was none of the men of the house there within. 12 And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him

out. 13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had out. 13 And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth, 14 that left his garment in her hand, and was fled forth, 14 that she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto

them, saying, See, he hath brought in a Hebrew unto us them, saying, See, he hath brought in a Hebrew unto us to mock us: he came in unto me to lie with me, and I to mock us: he came in unto me to lie with me, and I

cried with a loud voice:cried with a loud voice:

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and it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up and it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment by me, my voice and cried, that he left his garment by me,

and fled, and got him out. 16 And she laid up his and fled, and got him out. 16 And she laid up his garment by her, until his master came home. 17 And garment by her, until his master came home. 17 And

she spake unto him according to these words, she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast saying, The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast

brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me: 18 brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me: 18 and it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and and it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and

cried, that he left his garment by me, and fled out. cried, that he left his garment by me, and fled out. 19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the 19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the

words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant to me; that his After this manner did thy servant to me; that his

wrath was kindled. 20 And Joseph's master took him, wrath was kindled. 20 And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the and put him into the prison, the place where the

king's prisoners were bound: and he was there in the king's prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison.prison.

and it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up and it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment by me, my voice and cried, that he left his garment by me,

and fled, and got him out. 16 And she laid up his and fled, and got him out. 16 And she laid up his garment by her, until his master came home. 17 And garment by her, until his master came home. 17 And

she spake unto him according to these words, she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast saying, The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast

brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me: 18 brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me: 18 and it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and and it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and

cried, that he left his garment by me, and fled out. cried, that he left his garment by me, and fled out. 19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the 19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the

words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant to me; that his After this manner did thy servant to me; that his

wrath was kindled. 20 And Joseph's master took him, wrath was kindled. 20 And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the and put him into the prison, the place where the

king's prisoners were bound: and he was there in the king's prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison.prison.

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21 But Jehovah was with Joseph, and showed 21 But Jehovah was with Joseph, and showed kindness unto him, and gave him favor in the sight kindness unto him, and gave him favor in the sight

of the keeper of the prison. 22 And the keeper of the of the keeper of the prison. 22 And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners

that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it. 23 The keeper of the there, he was the doer of it. 23 The keeper of the prison looked not to anything that was under his prison looked not to anything that was under his

hand, because Jehovah was with him; and that which hand, because Jehovah was with him; and that which he did, Jehovah made it prosper.he did, Jehovah made it prosper.

21 But Jehovah was with Joseph, and showed 21 But Jehovah was with Joseph, and showed kindness unto him, and gave him favor in the sight kindness unto him, and gave him favor in the sight

of the keeper of the prison. 22 And the keeper of the of the keeper of the prison. 22 And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners

that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it. 23 The keeper of the there, he was the doer of it. 23 The keeper of the prison looked not to anything that was under his prison looked not to anything that was under his

hand, because Jehovah was with him; and that which hand, because Jehovah was with him; and that which he did, Jehovah made it prosper.he did, Jehovah made it prosper.

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FAVORFAVORFAVORFAVOR

1 overgenerous preferential treatment

synonyms: backing, support, assistance, favoritism

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INTEGRITYINTEGRITYINTEGRITYINTEGRITY

1 the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness: he is known to be a man of integrity.

2 the state of being whole and undivided:the state of being whole and undivided:

upholding territorial integrity and national upholding territorial integrity and national

sovereigntysovereignty..

3 3 the condition of being unified, unimpaired, or the condition of being unified, unimpaired, or

sound in construction: the structural integrity of sound in construction: the structural integrity of

the novel.the novel.

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BETRAYALBETRAYALBETRAYALBETRAYAL

1 1 to be disloyal toto be disloyal to

synonyms: deception, stab in the back, synonyms: deception, stab in the back,

sellout, treacherysellout, treachery

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QuestionsQuestionsQuestionsQuestions

What characteristics do you think Joseph had that made What characteristics do you think Joseph had that made

people honor & respect him ? What kind of man was Joseph ?people honor & respect him ? What kind of man was Joseph ?

Why do you think Potiphar’s wife wanted to sleep with Joseph Why do you think Potiphar’s wife wanted to sleep with Joseph

? ?

Why does the enemy hate when you’re favored ?Why does the enemy hate when you’re favored ?

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Key PointsKey PointsKey PointsKey Points

God (Jehovah) favors everything you touch even when you may God (Jehovah) favors everything you touch even when you may

not be in the best place/ People recognize favor (Potiphar)not be in the best place/ People recognize favor (Potiphar)

Joseph didn’t blame God for putting him in bad situations. Joseph didn’t blame God for putting him in bad situations.

Humanity did it, Not God.Humanity did it, Not God.

The enemy will test your integrity & faithfulness by sending things The enemy will test your integrity & faithfulness by sending things

that may/can distract you from your purposethat may/can distract you from your purpose

Favor will put you in positions that automatically come with Favor will put you in positions that automatically come with

Potiphar Wife types/Joseph was given a high position w/power Potiphar Wife types/Joseph was given a high position w/power

Integrity will put you in what seems like a bad situation but Integrity will put you in what seems like a bad situation but

sometimes you have to go into the prison to get into the palacesometimes you have to go into the prison to get into the palace

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ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication

Proverbs 21:1-3 Proverbs 21:1-3 The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord, as the The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord, as the

rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will. Every way of a man rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will. Every way of a man

is right in his own eyes: but the Lord pondereth the hearts. To do is right in his own eyes: but the Lord pondereth the hearts. To do

justice and judgment is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.justice and judgment is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.

God values our hearts. We are favored according to our hearts. God values our hearts. We are favored according to our hearts.

Check your heart: Pleasing God vs. Pleasing Potiphar’s WifeCheck your heart: Pleasing God vs. Pleasing Potiphar’s Wife

This week I will be like Joseph & I will: This week I will be like Joseph & I will:

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