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1)

Seeing as Potifar and his wife were both primarily concerned with immoral acts- which lead to poverty (Sotah, 4), on what grounds did he merit that his house became blessed?

1.

Oznayim la'Torah (citing R. Moshe ha'Darshan): Because he placed it in the charge of Yosef 1 and Yosef's house was worthy of blessing. 2


1

Oznayim l'Torah: As the Torah writes here "Vay'hi ne'Az Hifkid oso al Beiso .... ".

2

Similar to Lavan's house that became blessed after Ya'akov arrived in Charan.

2)

How long was Yosef in Potifar's house?

1.

Da'as Zekenim, Hadar Zekenim: He was there one year - ba'Bayis in winter, u'va'Sadeh in summer. Seider Olam says that he was one year in his house, and 12 years in the dungeon. 1


1

Hadar Zekenim retracted to learn unlike Seider Olam. Refer to 40:1:151:1*,2 2

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