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26 All of these people, who belonged to Jacob’s family, traveled to Egypt. All of Jacob’s[a] direct descendants, not including his sons’ wives, numbered 66 persons in all. 27 Joseph had two sons born to him in Egypt, and all of Jacob’s household who went to Egypt numbered 70.

Jacob Arrives in Goshen

28 Jacob[b] sent Judah ahead of them to meet with Joseph, who would be guiding them to Goshen, and so they arrived.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 46:26 Lit. his
  2. Genesis 46:28 Lit. He

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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Footnotes

  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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