Slavery In Egypt

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Pretend that you are Joseph. You have just arrived in the strange country of Egypt. You have been placed on the auction block and sold to Potiphar as a slave. In a report of no less than 125 words, describe your surroundings, your feelings, and your work. Do some research into what life would be like as a slave in Egypt at that time. Consult your Bible (Genesis 39) as well as othertaken him there. Now I was, taken down to Egypt. As Potiphar, an Egyptian who was one of Pharaoh’s officials, the captain of the guard,he bought me from the Ishmaelites who had taken me there. The Lord was with, with so that he prospered, and I lived in the house of his Egyptian master. When his master saw that the Lord was with me and that the Lord gave me success in everything I did. It was so hot in Egypt I was about to past out.…show more content…
“With me in charge,” I told her, “my master does not concern himself with anything in the house; everything he owns he has entrusted to my care. No one is greater in this house than I am. My master has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do such a wicked thing and sin against God?” And one day I went into the house to attend to my duties, and none of the household servants was inside. She caught me by his cloak and said, “Come to bed with me!” But he left his cloak in her hand and ran out of the house. When she saw that I left cloak beside me and ran out of the
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