New Living Translation
"As the time drew near when God would fulfill his promise to Abraham, the number of our people in Egypt greatly increased.
King James Bible
But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
Darby Bible Translation
But as the time of promise drew near which God had promised to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,
World English Bible
"But as the time of the promise came close which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
Young's Literal Translation
'And according as the time of the promise was drawing nigh, which God did swear to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:17 Exod 1:7.
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.
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Then the LORD said to Abram, "You can be sure that your descendants will be strangers in a foreign land, where they will be oppressed as slaves for 400 years.
Meanwhile, the people of Israel settled in the region of Goshen in Egypt. There they acquired property, and they were fruitful, and their population grew rapidly.
But their descendants, the Israelites, had many children and grandchildren. In fact, they multiplied so greatly that they became extremely powerful and filled the land.
"The God of this nation of Israel chose our ancestors and made them multiply and grow strong during their stay in Egypt. Then with a powerful arm he led them out of their slavery.
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