unfavorable to him, because through his dream Joseph had
been made acquainted with the suffering Israel would have
to undergo.

And all came to pass, as Joseph had said, on the third
day.[150] The day whereon he explained the meaning of
their dreams to the two distinguished prisoners, a son was
born unto Pharaoh and to celebrate the joyous event, the
king arranged a feast for his princes and servants that was
to last eight days. He invited them and all the people to
his table, and he entertained them with royal splendor. The
feast had its beginning on the third day after the birth of the
child, and on that occasion the chief butler was restored in
honor to his butlership, and the chief baker was hanged,[151]
for Pharaoh's counsellors had discovered that it was not the

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