Then Jacob left Beersheba,(A) and Israel’s(B) sons took their father Jacob and their children and their wives in the carts(C) that Pharaoh had sent to transport him. So Jacob and all his offspring went to Egypt,(D) taking with them their livestock and the possessions(E) they had acquired(F) in Canaan. Jacob brought with him to Egypt(G) his sons and grandsons and his daughters and granddaughters—all his offspring.(H)

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The descendants of Jacob numbered seventy[a] in all;(A) Joseph was already in Egypt.

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 1:5 Masoretic Text (see also Gen. 46:27); Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint (see also Acts 7:14 and note at Gen. 46:27) seventy-five

22 Your ancestors who went down into Egypt were seventy in all,(A) and now the Lord your God has made you as numerous as the stars in the sky.(B)

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