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Butler, the Royal

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Butler, the Royal: Fell out of Pharaoh’s graces. Was incarcerated in the same prison-dungeon as Joseph, where Joseph correctly deciphered a dream he had, interpreting it as a sign that he would be restored to his original post. He later recommended that Joseph interpret Pharaoh's dreams, leading to Joseph's appointment as viceroy of Egypt.
In The Service of Potiphar, Joseph Falsely Accused, Joseph Thrown Into Prison, Joseph, the Interpreter of Dreams
"וישב יעקב בארץ מגורי אביו בארץ כנען" “And Yaakov dwelt in the land of his father’s sojournings in the land of Canaan.” (37:1) QUESTION: “Yaakov desired to dwell in peace, but there sprang upon him the troubles of Yosef” (Rashi). Why did Yaakov now think ...
The royal bar-tender, who brings the liquid that wets a parched throat, represents the linkage of spiritual "water" (the source of mind) and "fire" (the source of emotions)
Why did the butler forget all about Joseph? And what would have happened if he hadn’t?
Pharaoh’s Dreams, Joseph Interprets Pharaoh’s Dreams, Joseph Receives Great Honors, Joseph in Office
An Essay on Mikeitz
“And it came to pass, at the end of two full years” signals that the time has come for something to occur. The “how” of the matter is trivial – Pharaoh has a dream, the chief butler happens to be present, other events align, and ultimately, they all cross...
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