New Living Translation
Then Joseph sent for his father, Jacob, and all his relatives to come to Egypt, seventy-five persons in all.
King James Bible
Then sent Joseph, and called his father Jacob to him, and all his kindred, threescore and fifteen souls.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joseph sent and called down to him his father Jacob and all his kindred, seventy-five souls.
World English Bible
Joseph sent, and summoned Jacob, his father, and all his relatives, seventy-five souls.
Young's Literal Translation
and Joseph having sent, did call for his father Jacob, and all his kindred -- with seventy and five souls --
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:14 Seventy - five souls - So the seventy interpreters, (whom St. Stephen follows,) one son and a grandson of Manasseh, and three children of Ephraim, being added to the seventy persons mentioned Gen 46:27.
LibrarySt. Stephen's Day and Stephen, Full of Faith and Power, did Great Wonders and Miracles among the People. . . . Then they Stirred up the People. . . . And Caught Him, and Set up False Witnesses against Him.
And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people. . . . Then they stirred up the people. . . . and caught him, and set up false witnesses against him. Verzage nicht du Haüflein klein Altenburg Gustavus Adolphus' Battle-song. 1631. trans. by Catherine Winkworth, 1855 Fear not, O little flock, the foe Who madly seeks your overthrow, Dread not his rage and power: What though your courage sometimes faints, His seeming triumph o'er God's saints Lasts but …
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"Now hurry back to my father and tell him, 'This is what your son Joseph says: God has made me master over all the land of Egypt. So come down to me immediately!
You can live in the region of Goshen, where you can be near me with all your children and grandchildren, your flocks and herds, and everything you own.
Go tell my father of my honored position here in Egypt. Describe for him everything you have seen, and then bring my father here quickly."
The total number of Jacob's direct descendants who went with him to Egypt, not counting his sons' wives, was sixty-six.
In addition, Joseph had two sons who were born in Egypt. So altogether, there were seventy members of Jacob's family in the land of Egypt.
In all, Jacob had seventy descendants in Egypt, including Joseph, who was already there.
When your ancestors went down into Egypt, there were only seventy of them. But now the LORD your God has made you as numerous as the stars in the sky!
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