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Joseph and Jesus Throughout the Bible there are many stories that are corresponding to those of the life of Jesus from Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypts captivity and Abraham almost sacrificing his son in the Old Testament to the apostle Pauls spreading of Christianity in the New Testament Even the story of Joseph studied in and out of class has its parallels A close analysis of the story of Joseph in the Old Testament and the story of Jesus in the New Testament shows that both men and their stories shared many similarities Genesis 37 displays how Joseph was betrayed by his brothers and sold to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver and Matthew 26 shows how Jesus was betrayed by Judas Iscariot and sold over to the chief priests for thirty pieces of silver After their betrayals Joseph was required to go to Egypt where he became Potiphars servant Genesis 39 and Jesus was led away to Caiaphas the high priest Matthew 26 27 At first Joseph found only favor in the eyes of Potiphar but soon Potiphars wife fabricated that Joseph had made a pass at her when in fact it was her that wanted Joseph Joseph was sent to the kings prison unjustly Again with Jesus the high priest could not find anything wrong with Jesus even with false witnesses It was not until two witnesses questioned whether Jesus was the Christ that he was found blasphemous and the Jewish culture still to this day believes that Jesus was blasphemous Jesus claimed that he was the Christ by stating nevertheless I say unto you Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power and coming in the clouds of heaven He was then given over to the governor Pontius Pilate and should have been a prisoner but was unjustly condemned to death Joseph again found favor this time in
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