branches are the three Fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob,
whose descendants in Egypt will be redeemed by three
leaders, Moses, Aaron, and Miriam; and the cup given into
the hand of Pharaoh is the cup of wrath that he will have to
drain in the end. This interpretation of the dream Joseph
kept for himself, and he told the chief butler nothing
thereof, but out of gratitude for the glad tidings of the
deliverance of Israel from the bondage of Egypt, he gave
him a favorable interpretation of his dream, and begged
him to have him in his remembrance, when it should be well
with him, and liberate him from the dungeon in which he
was confined.

When the chief baker heard the interpretation of the
butler's dream, he knew that Joseph had divined its meaning

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