was now lodging a trumped up charge. They decided that
Joseph had not incurred the death penalty, but they condemned
him to incarceration, because he was the cause of a
stain upon Zuleika's fair name."
Potiphar himself was convinced of Joseph's innocence,
and when he cast him into prison, he said to him, "I know
that thou art not guilty of so vile a crime, but I must put
thee in durance, lest a taint cling to my children."