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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 62. Joseph: Does His Ability to Interpret Dreams Represent Actual Divinatory Practice?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44923


The way Joseph deals with the dreams of his cellmates is similar to Mesopotamian and late Egyptian manuals for the interpretation of dreams, a practice the Bible does not list among prohibited divinatory practices.

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