- the Egyptian officer whose wife tried to seduce Joseph. Gen. 39:1–20.
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Miss Potiphar from Egypt has brought you and herself into trouble.
At this juncture, Potiphar and his minions break upon the scene.
If he rides the high horse with you, just you ask him what he had to say to Potiphar's wife!Somehow Good
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Joseph was sold to a rich man in Egypt, by the name of Potiphar.Best Stories from the Best Book
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Dear Mrs. Potiphar, the blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.The Potiphar Papers
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- Old Testament one of Pharaoh's officers, who bought Joseph as a slave (Genesis 37:36)
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