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|films = [[Joseph: King of Dreams]]
 
|films = [[Joseph: King of Dreams]]
 
|voice = [[James Eckhouse]]
 
|voice = [[James Eckhouse]]
|inspiration = Potiphar from the book of Genesis in the bible
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|quote = "Own a horse taken from a thief? What would that say about my honor?"}}'''Potiphar''' is a supporting character in ''[[Joseph: King of Dreams]]''.
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|appearance = Slender, bald (probably shaven), brown eyes, darkskin
 
|occupation = The Pharaoh's Captain of the Guard
 
|alliance = Neutral, later good
 
|goal =
 
|home = Egypt
 
|family = [[Zuleika]] (wife) [[Asenath]] (niece) [[Joseph]] (nephew-in-law)
 
|pets = Horse
 
|friends = Zuleika (formerly), Asenath, Pharoah, Joseph
 
|likes = Pride and honor
 
|dislikes = Being cheated, thieves, Joseph (formerly), his wife's lies
 
|fate = Keeps his occupation as Pharaoh's Captaian of the Guard.||enemies = Joseph (formerly), Zuleika
 
|quote = "Own a horse taken from a thief? What would that say about my honor?"|minions = Egyptian guards}}
 
 
'''Potiphar''' is a supporting character\secondary antagonist in ''[[Joseph: King of Dreams]]''.
 
   
 
==Personality==
 
==Personality==
Potiphar treats Joseph kindly at first, and is a good master to his slaves. He is, however, a bit gullible since he believed his wife when she lied about Joseph trying to rape her. At first, he is angered by Zuleika's lies, but when she intervenes he more or less realizes what really happened.
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Potiphar treats [[Joseph]] kindly at first, and is a good master to his slaves. He is, however, a bit gullible since he believed his wife when she lied about Joseph trying to rape her. At first, he is angered by [[Zuleika]]'s lies, but when she intervenes he more or less realizes what really happened.
   
 
He seems to be quite selfstrict, as he focuses a lot of his attention on keeping his reputation clean. This can be seen when he very nearly buys a horse from a false seller who tries to swindle him for a lot of money. The seller offers him his entire stable of horses as a compensation, but Potiphar rejects his offer and orders him arrested. This is again seen when he first orders Joseph to be executed after his wife claims to have been raped by Joseph. But as his wife intervenes, he realizes what actually happened, but having a reputation at stake, he changes the sentence to life in prison and Joseph is sent to prison.
 
He seems to be quite selfstrict, as he focuses a lot of his attention on keeping his reputation clean. This can be seen when he very nearly buys a horse from a false seller who tries to swindle him for a lot of money. The seller offers him his entire stable of horses as a compensation, but Potiphar rejects his offer and orders him arrested. This is again seen when he first orders Joseph to be executed after his wife claims to have been raped by Joseph. But as his wife intervenes, he realizes what actually happened, but having a reputation at stake, he changes the sentence to life in prison and Joseph is sent to prison.
   
 
==Role in film==
 
==Role in film==
Potiphar is Joseph's slave master and later friend. When his cruel wife Zuleika lies to him that Joseph tried to rape her, he is very angry and orders Joseph to be executed. However, Zuleika intervenes and Potiphar more or less realizes the truth. Instead, he has Joseph thrown into prison. Later, he is ordered by the Pharaoh to let Joseph out of prison. He apologizes to Joseph and presents him to the Pharaoh. He is also present at Joseph and Asenath's wedding. Potiphar is later seen helping take care of the land during the seven years of abundance, and recording the people taking grain during the seven years of famine. Potiphar is also in the scene where Joseph and his brothers reconcile.
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Potiphar is Joseph's slave master and later friend. When his cruel wife Zuleika lies to him that Joseph tried to rape her, he is very angry and orders Joseph to be executed. However, Zuleika intervenes and Potiphar more or less realizes the truth. Instead, he has Joseph thrown into prison. Later, he is ordered by the [[Rameses I|Pharaoh]] to let Joseph out of prison. He apologizes to Joseph and is forgiven. He then presents him to the Pharaoh. He is also present at Joseph and [[Asenath]]'s wedding. Potiphar is later seen helping take care of the land during the seven years of abundance, and recording the people taking grain during the seven years of famine. Potiphar is also in the scene where Joseph and his brothers reconcile.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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Joseph Asenath wedding.jpg
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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Latest revision as of 23:15, May 1, 2020

Potiphar is a supporting character in Joseph: King of Dreams.

PersonalityEdit

Potiphar treats Joseph kindly at first, and is a good master to his slaves. He is, however, a bit gullible since he believed his wife when she lied about Joseph trying to rape her. At first, he is angered by Zuleika's lies, but when she intervenes he more or less realizes what really happened.

He seems to be quite selfstrict, as he focuses a lot of his attention on keeping his reputation clean. This can be seen when he very nearly buys a horse from a false seller who tries to swindle him for a lot of money. The seller offers him his entire stable of horses as a compensation, but Potiphar rejects his offer and orders him arrested. This is again seen when he first orders Joseph to be executed after his wife claims to have been raped by Joseph. But as his wife intervenes, he realizes what actually happened, but having a reputation at stake, he changes the sentence to life in prison and Joseph is sent to prison.

Role in filmEdit

Potiphar is Joseph's slave master and later friend. When his cruel wife Zuleika lies to him that Joseph tried to rape her, he is very angry and orders Joseph to be executed. However, Zuleika intervenes and Potiphar more or less realizes the truth. Instead, he has Joseph thrown into prison. Later, he is ordered by the Pharaoh to let Joseph out of prison. He apologizes to Joseph and is forgiven. He then presents him to the Pharaoh. He is also present at Joseph and Asenath's wedding. Potiphar is later seen helping take care of the land during the seven years of abundance, and recording the people taking grain during the seven years of famine. Potiphar is also in the scene where Joseph and his brothers reconcile.

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • In the Bible, Asenath was actually his daughter rather than his niece. In the movie, it's never explained how Asenath is his niece; like, if she's actually related to him or if she's only his niece by marriage (Asenath could be the daughter of the sibling of his wife).
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