When Jacob went to Egypt, his son Joseph was already there. So Jacob took his eleven other sons and their families. They were: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Benjamin, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. Altogether, Jacob had seventy children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren who went with him.
2 The children of Jacob that came into Egypt. 8 The new Pharaoh oppresseth them. 12 The providence of God toward them. 15 The King’s commandment to the midwives. 22 The sons of the Hebrews are commanded to be cast into the river. Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt (every man and his household came thither with Jacob)
These are the names of the Israelites who went to Egypt with Jacob, each bringing his family members: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, Dan and Naphtali, Gad and Asher. Seventy persons in all generated by Jacob’s seed. Joseph was already in Egypt.
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