Joseph: "The Lord loveth the righteous."
Zuleika: "I will sell thee into a strange land."
Joseph: "The Lord preserveth the strangers."
Then she would resort to enticements in order to obtain
her desire. She would promise to release him from prison,
if he would but grant her wish. But he would say, "Better
it is to remain here than be with thee and commit a trespass
against God." These visits to Joseph in prison Zuleika continued
for a long time, but when, finally, she saw that all
her hopes were vain, she let him alone.