Exodus 1:1
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New American Standard Bible
Now these are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob; they came each one with his household:

King James Bible
Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob.

Darby Bible Translation
And these are the names of the sons of Israel who had come into Egypt; with Jacob had they come, each with his household:

World English Bible
Now these are the names of the sons of Israel, who came into Egypt (every man and his household came with Jacob):

Young's Literal Translation
And these are the names of the sons of Israel who are coming into Egypt with Jacob; a man and his household have they come;

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Now - Literally, "And," indicating a close connection with the preceding narrative. In fact this chapter contains a fulfillment of the predictions recorded in Genesis 46:3 and in Genesis 15:13.

Every man and his household - It may be inferred from various notices that the total number of dependents was considerable, a point of importance in its bearings upon the history of the Exodus (compare Genesis 13:6; Genesis 14:14).

Exodus 1:1 Parallel Commentaries

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Prosperity under Persecution
Of this general principle we shall now proceed to consider three special illustrations. First, the circumstances of the children of Israel; secondly, the history of the church of Christ; thirdly, the experience of individual Christians. I. IN THE CASE OF ISRAEL, it did seem to be a deep-laid plot, very politic and crafty indeed, that as the kings of Egypt, themselves of an alien race, had subdued the Egyptians, they should prevent the other alien race, the Israelites, from conquering them. Instead
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

The Secret of Its Greatness
[Illustration: (drop cap G) The Great Pyramid] God always chooses the right kind of people to do His work. Not only so, He always gives to those whom He chooses just the sort of life which will best prepare them for the work He will one day call them to do. That is why God put it into the heart of Pharaoh's daughter to bring up Moses as her own son in the Egyptian palace. The most important part of Moses' training was that his heart should be right with God, and therefore he was allowed to remain
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

Cross References
Genesis 35:23
the sons of Leah: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, then Simeon and Levi and Judah and Issachar and Zebulun;

Genesis 46:8
Now these are the names of the sons of Israel, Jacob and his sons, who went to Egypt: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn.

Exodus 1:2
Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah;

Ezekiel 48:1
"Now these are the names of the tribes: from the northern extremity, beside the way of Hethlon to Lebo-hamath, as far as Hazar-enan at the border of Damascus, toward the north beside Hamath, running from east to west, Dan, one portion.

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