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Potiphar

[ pot-uh-fer ]
/ ˈpɒt ə fər /
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noun
the Egyptian officer whose wife tried to seduce Joseph. Genesis 39:1–20.
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Origin of Potiphar

Hebrew Pōṭīphar, Pōthīpheraʿ, from Egyptian p,ʾdj p,ʾre “he whom (the god) Re gives”
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British Dictionary definitions for Potiphar

Potiphar
/ (ˈpɒtɪfə) /

noun
Old Testament one of Pharaoh's officers, who bought Joseph as a slave (Genesis 37:36)
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