The descendants of Jacob numbered seventy[a] in all;(A) Joseph was already in Egypt.

Now Joseph and all his brothers and all that generation died,(B) but the Israelites were exceedingly fruitful; they multiplied greatly, increased in numbers(C) and became so numerous that the land was filled with them.

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  1. Exodus 1:5 Masoretic Text (see also Gen. 46:27); Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint (see also Acts 7:14 and note at Gen. 46:27) seventy-five

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