Psalm 105:12 {104:12}
Good News Translation
God's people were few in number, strangers in the land of Canaan.

Contemporary English Version
At the time there were only a few of us, and we were homeless.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When they were but a small number: yea very few, and sojourners therein:

New American Bible
When they were few in number, a handful, and strangers there,

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When they were but a small number: yea very few, and sojourners therein:

a few

Genesis 34:30 And when they had boldly perpetrated these things, Jacob said to Simeon and Levi: You have troubled me, and made me hateful to the Chanaanites and Pherezites, the inhabitants of this land. We are few: they will gather themselves together and kill me; and both I, and my house shall be destroyed.

Deuteronomy 7:7 Not because you surpass all nations in number, is the Lord joined unto you, and hath chosen you, for you are the fewest of any people:

Deuteronomy 26:5 And thou shalt speak thus in the sight of the Lord thy God: The Syrian pursued my father, who went down into Egypt, and sojourned there in a very small number, and grew into a nation great and strong and of an infinite multitude.

Isaiah 51:2 Look unto Abraham your father, and to Sara that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and multiplied him.

Ezekiel 33:24 Son of man, they that dwell in these ruinous places in the land of Israel, speak, saying: Abraham was one, and he inherited the land, but we are many, the land is given us in possession.

and strangers

Genesis 17:8 And I will give to thee, and to thy seed, the land of thy sojournment, all the land of Chanaan, for a perpetual possession, and I will be their God.

Genesis 23:4 I am a stranger and sojourner among you: give me the right of a burying place with you, that I may bury my dead.

Acts 7:5 And he gave him no inheritance in it: no, not the pace of a foot. But he promised to give it him in possession, and to his seed after him, when as yet he had no child.

Hebrews 11:9,12 By faith he abode in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in cottages, with Isaac and Jacob, the co-heirs of the same promise. . . .

Context
Tell of His Wonders
11Saying: To thee will I give the land of Chanaan, the lot of your inheritance. 12When they were but a small number: yea very few, and sojourners therein:13And they passed from nation to nation, and from one kingdom to another people.…
Cross References
Hebrews 11:9
By faith he abode in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in cottages, with Isaac and Jacob, the co-heirs of the same promise.

Genesis 23:4
I am a stranger and sojourner among you: give me the right of a burying place with you, that I may bury my dead.

Genesis 34:30
And when they had boldly perpetrated these things, Jacob said to Simeon and Levi: You have troubled me, and made me hateful to the Chanaanites and Pherezites, the inhabitants of this land. We are few: they will gather themselves together and kill me; and both I, and my house shall be destroyed.

Deuteronomy 7:7
Not because you surpass all nations in number, is the Lord joined unto you, and hath chosen you, for you are the fewest of any people:

Psalm 105:13
And they passed from nation to nation, and from one kingdom to another people.

Additional Translations
When they were few in number, few indeed, and strangers in the land,When they were but a few men in number; yes, very few, and strangers in it.

When they were but a few men in number, Yea, very few, and sojourners in it.

when they were few in number, very few, and sojourners in it.

When they were a few men in number, of small account, and strangers in it.

When they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and sojourners in it;

When they were a few men in number; yes, very few, and strangers in it.

when they were but a few men in number, yes, very few, and foreigners in it.

In their being few in number, But a few, and sojourners in it.
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