New International Version
Then Jacob went down to Egypt, where he and our ancestors died.
King James Bible
So Jacob went down into Egypt, and died, he, and our fathers,
Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob went down into Egypt and died, he and our fathers,
World English Bible
Jacob went down into Egypt, and he died, himself and our fathers,
Young's Literal Translation
and Jacob went down to Egypt, and died, himself and our fathers,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Threescore and fifteen souls - There are several difficulties here, which it is hoped the reader will find satisfactorily removed in the note on Genesis 46:20 (note). It is well known that in Genesis 46:27, and in Deuteronomy 10:22, their number is said to be threescore and ten; but Stephen quotes from the Septuagint, which adds five persons to the account which are not in the Hebrew text, Machir, Gilead, Sutelaam, Taham, and Edem; but see the note referred to above.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God'--ACTS vii. 56. I. The vision of the Son of Man, or the abiding manhood of Jesus. Stephen's Greek name, and his belonging to the Hellenistic part of the Church, make it probable that he had never seen Jesus during His earthly life. If so, how beautiful that he should thus see and recognise Him! How significant, in any case, is it he should instinctively have taken on his lips that name, 'the Son of Man,' to designate …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Prayer of Stephen.
Whether Christ's Birth Should have Been Manifested by Means of the Angels and the Star?
Whether it is Fitting that Christ Should Sit at the Right Hand of God the Father?
So Israel set out with all that was his, and when he reached Beersheba, he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.
So Jacob and all his offspring went to Egypt, taking with them their livestock and the possessions they had acquired in Canaan.
but when I rest with my fathers, carry me out of Egypt and bury me where they are buried." "I will do as you say," he said.
When Jacob had finished giving instructions to his sons, he drew his feet up into the bed, breathed his last and was gathered to his people.
Now Joseph and all his brothers and all that generation died,
Moses took the bones of Joseph with him because Joseph had made the Israelites swear an oath. He had said, "God will surely come to your aid, and then you must carry my bones up with you from this place."
And Joseph's bones, which the Israelites had brought up from Egypt, were buried at Shechem in the tract of land that Jacob bought for a hundred pieces of silver from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem. This became the inheritance of Joseph's descendants.
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