Genesis 40:1-23, NLT
Joseph Interprets Two Dreams
1Some time later, Pharaoh’s chief cup-bearer and chief baker offended their royal master.
5While they were in prison, Pharaoh’s cup-bearer and baker each had a dream one night, and each dream had its own meaning.
8And they replied, “We both had dreams last night, but no one can tell us what they mean.”
“Interpreting dreams is God’s business,” Joseph replied. “Go ahead and tell me your dreams.”
9So the chief cup-bearer told Joseph his dream first. “In my dream,” he said, “I saw a grapevine in front of me.
12“This is what the dream means,” Joseph said. “The three branches represent three days.
16When the chief baker saw that Joseph had given the first dream such a positive interpretation, he said to Joseph, “I had a dream, too. In my dream there were three baskets of white pastries stacked on my head.
18“This is what the dream means,” Joseph told him. “The three baskets also represent three days.
20Pharaoh’s birthday came three days later, and he prepared a banquet for all his officials and staff. He summoned*40:20 Hebrew He lifted up the head of. his chief cup-bearer and chief baker to join the other officials.