Genesis 39:6 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphicshe = Potiphar. Figure of speech Ellipsis.
left. Hebrew. 'azab, a Homonym. Its other meaning is "to help". See note on Exo 23:5.
knew. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause). App-6. Knowing put for caring for.
bread. Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Species). Bread put for all kinds of food.
eat. He knew and cared for that, as the Egyptians might not eat with Hebrews (Gen 43:32).
goodly, &c. Exactly what is said of his mother, Gen 29:17.
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