Chris Juby

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Genesis 40 (in 140 characters or less)

Pharaoh put his cupbearer and baker in prison. Joseph interpreted their dreams. The cupbearer was restored but the baker was hanged.

Posted on 16 Sep 2010 to 14,929 followers, with 22 retweets.
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Comments

Carole

Interesting to note:
Joseph although in prison himself attended the cupbearer and the baker.
The significance of 3 days
After restored the cupbearer forgot about Joseph.

Elizabeth grussen

Should be hung not hanged in the last sentence.

chrisjuby

Thanks for your comment, Elizabeth, but the case of hanging as a method of capital punishment is the exception to the usual grammatical rule.

See e.g. grammarist.com/usage/hanged-hung

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