|BELOVED OF HIS FATHER||Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children (Gen. 37:3a).||This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased (Matt. 3:17b).|
|ENVIED AND HATED WITHOUT A CAUSE||And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more they…hated him… (Gen 37:4).||…the chief priests had delivered him for envy (Mark 15:10).
They hated me without a cause (John 15:25b).
|A ROOT OUT OF DRY GROUND||…he was the son of his [Jacob's] old age (Gen. 37:3b).||…he [Messiah] shall grow up before him…like a root out of a dry ground (Isa. 53:2a).|
|HE FORETOLD THAT ONE DAY HE WOULD RULE||… your sheaves stood…and made obeisance to my sheaf (Gen. 37:7).||…ye [shall] seethe Son of Man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven (Matt. 26:64b).|
|ACCUSED OF BEING A DREAMER (beside himself, deluded)||And they said to one another, Behold, this dreamer cometh (Gen. 37:19).||…they said, He is beside himself (Mark 3:21b).|
|SENT BY THE FATHER TO SEEK THE BROTHERS' WELFARE||Go…see whether it be well with thy brethren (Gen. 37:14a).||I will send my beloved son… (Luke 20:13b).|
|WENT WILLINGLY AND SOUGHT TILL HE FOUND THEM||And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them… (Gen. 37:17b).||…Lo, I come, to do thy will, O God (Heb. 10:9b).
He came unto his own… (John 1:11a).
|REJECTED AND CONDEMNED TO DIE||they conspired against him to slay him (Gen. 37:18b).||We will not have this man to reign over us (Luke 19:14b).
But they cried, saying, Crucify him! Crucify him! (Luke 23:21).
|STRIPPED OF HIS CLOTHING||…they stripped Joseph out of his coat…that was on him (Gen 37:23b).||And they stripped him (Matt. 27:28a).|
|THROWN INTO A PIT (alone, forsaken)||And they took him, and cast him into a pit (Gen. 37:24a).||so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth (Matt. 12:40b).|
|SOLD FOR SILVER INTO THE HANDS OF GENTILES||…they sold Joseph to the lshmaelites twenty pieces of silver; and they brought Joseph into Egypt (Gen. 37:28b).||and they bargained with him [Judas] for thirty pieces of silver (Matt. 26:15b).|
|RAISED FROM THE PIT||…and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit (Gen. 37:28a).||…he rose again the third day according to the scriptures (1 Cor. 15:4b).|
|BECAME A SERVANT||And Joseph was brought down to Egypt…and he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian (Gen. 39:1-2).||I am among you as he that serveth (Luke 22:27b).
…took upon him the form of a servant (Phil. 2:7b).
|EVERYTHING HE DID PROSPERED||And…the LORD made all that he did to prosper in his hand (Gen. 39:3b).||and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand (Isaiah 53:10b).|
|RESISTED TEMPTATION||The temptation by Potiphar's wife (Read Gen. 39:7-12).||For such an high priest was fitting…who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners…(Heb. 7:26).
…[he) was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin (Heb. 4:15b).
|FALSELY ACCUSED||The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me (Gen. 39:17-18).||At the last came two false witnesses, And said… (Matt. 26:60b, 61a).|
|NUMBERED WITH TRANSGRESSORS||And Joseph's master…put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound (Gen. 39:20a).||…there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left (Luke 23:33).|
|PROMISED DELIVERANCE TO A CONDEMNED MAN||Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thine head, and restore thee… (Gen. 40:13).||Today shalt thou be with me in paradise (Luke 23:43b).|
|FORETOLD THE FUTURE ACCURATELY||And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us (Gen. 41:13a).||Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am he (John 13:19).|
|PROVED TO BE A GREAT COUNSELLOR||…Forasmuch as God hath shown thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art (Gen. 41:39).||and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor… (Isa. 9:6b).|
|PROMOTED TO HONOR AND GLORY AND GIVEN A NEW NAME||And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See I have set thee over all the land of Egypt (Gen. 41:41). (See also Gen. 41:45a.)||…God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a new name which is above every name (Phil. 2:9).|
|ALL PEOPLE COMMANDED TO BOW TO HIM||and they cried before him, Bow the knee (Gen. 41:43b).||That at the name of Yeshua every knee should bow (Phil. 2:10a).|
|PROVIDED FOR ALL IN NEED||And all the countries came…to Joseph to buy grain (Gen. 41:57a).||…I am the bread of life; he that cometh to me shall never hunger (John 6:35a).|
|HIS PEOPLE DID NOT RECOGNIZE HIM||And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him (Gen. 42:8).||…Have I been such a long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me…? (John 14:9a).
But their minds were blinded (2 Cor. 3:14a).
|HIS BROTHERS WERE TROUBLED WHEN THEY MET HIM||…be not grieved nor angry with yourselves (Gen. 45:5a).v||They shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn…and shall be in bitterness… (Zech. 12:10b).|
|ALLOWED HIS BROTHERS TO SUFFER A PERIOD OF TRIBULATION||Read Gen. 42:6 through 44:34.||it is even the time of Jacob's trouble (Jer. 30:7b).
For then shall be great tribulation (Matt. 24:21a).
|REVELATION AND RECONCILIATION||I am Joseph…whom ye sold…God hath made me lord of all…come…unto me… (Gen. 45:3b-9).||And so all Israel shall be saved;…as it is written…and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob (Rom. 11:26).|