Potiphar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Biblical Hebrew פּוֹטִיפַר (potifár).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɒt.ɪ.fɑː/, /ˈpɒt.ɪ.fə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɑ.tə.fɚ/

Proper noun[edit]

Potiphar

  1. (biblical) An Egyptian and captain of the guard under Pharaoh.
    • And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmaelites, which had brought him down thither.

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Proper noun[edit]

Potiphar m

  1. Potiphar
    • 1602, Casiodoro de Reina, La Santa Biblia, rev., Genesis 39:1
      Y llevado José á Egipto, comprólo Potiphar, eunuco de Faraón, capitán de los de la guardia, varón Egipcio, de mano de los Ismaelitas que lo habían llevado allá.