16 In the fourth generation(A) your descendants will come back here,(B) for the sin of the Amorites(C) has not yet reached its full measure.”

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40 Now the length of time the Israelite people lived in Egypt[a] was 430 years.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 12:40 Masoretic Text; Samaritan Pentateuch and Septuagint Egypt and Canaan

15 Our ancestors went down into Egypt,(A) and we lived there many years.(B) The Egyptians mistreated(C) us and our ancestors,

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God spoke to him in this way: ‘For four hundred years your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own, and they will be enslaved and mistreated.(A)

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17 “As the time drew near for God to fulfill his promise to Abraham, the number of our people in Egypt had greatly increased.(A)

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17 What I mean is this: The law, introduced 430 years(A) later, does not set aside the covenant previously established by God and thus do away with the promise.

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