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Genesis 46:26-28 New Life Version (NLV)

26 All the people who came to Egypt with Jacob, the children of his own body, were sixty-six people in all. Added to this were the wives of Jacob’s sons. 27 Two sons were born to Joseph in Egypt. So all the people of Jacob’s family when he came to Egypt were seventy.

Jacob Lives in Goshen

28 Jacob sent Judah ahead of him to Joseph to learn the way to Goshen. And they came to the land of Goshen.

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Genesis 46:26-28 New International Version (NIV)

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

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


  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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