How Long Was Joseph In Potiphars House? How Long In Prison?
So Joseph lived in Potiphar’s house 11 years or less and was in prison 2 or more years. According to the Biblical Timeline Chart Joseph was born after 1771 BC which is the year his older brother Levi was born.
There is lots of information about Joseph. For instance we know
- He was 17 when he was sold into Egypt
- He was 30 when he was made overseer
- He was 39 when his brothers first came to Egypt (second year of the famine, or nine years after being made overseer)
- He was probably 41 or so when the brothers came a second time and Jacob comes to Egypt
- He was 110 when he died