6 and when he was dead (and after he died), and all his brethren, and all his kindred,
7 the sons of Israel[a] increased, and were multiplied as burgeoning, and they were made strong greatly, and filled the land. (the Israelites increased, and were multiplied like burgeonings, and they were made very strong, and filled the land.)
8 (But) A new king, that knew not Joseph, rose [up] in the meantime on Egypt,Read full chapter
- Exodus 1:7 The phrase ‘sons of Israel’ sometimes refers to the twelve sons of Jacob (whose name God changed to ‘Israel’), sometimes to only the Israelite men, and other times to all of the people of Israel, that is, the twelve tribes of Israel, ‘the Israelites’.