26 All the persons belonging to Jacob who came into Egypt, who were his own descendants, not including Jacob's sons' wives, were sixty-six persons in all. 27 And the sons of Joseph, who were born to him in Egypt, were two. (A)All the persons of the house of Jacob who came into Egypt were seventy.

Jacob and Joseph Reunited

28 He had sent Judah ahead of him to Joseph to show the way before him in Goshen, and they came (B)into the land of Goshen.

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26 All those who went to Egypt with Jacob—those who were his direct descendants, not counting his sons’ wives—numbered sixty-six persons.(A) 27 With the two sons[a] who had been born to Joseph in Egypt,(B) the members of Jacob’s family, which went to Egypt, were seventy[b] in all.(C)

28 Now Jacob sent Judah(D) ahead of him to Joseph to get directions to Goshen.(E) When they arrived in the region of Goshen,

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  1. Genesis 46:27 Hebrew; Septuagint the nine children
  2. Genesis 46:27 Hebrew (see also Exodus 1:5 and note); Septuagint (see also Acts 7:14) seventy-five

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