Deuteronomy 10:22
Good News Translation
When your ancestors went to Egypt, there were only seventy of them. But now the LORD your God has made you as numerous as the stars in the sky.

Contemporary English Version
When your ancestors went to live in Egypt, there were only 70 of them. But the LORD has blessed you, and now there are more of you than there are stars in the sky.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In seventy souls thy fathers went down into Egypt: and behold now the Lord thy God hath multiplied thee as the stars of heaven.

New American Bible
Seventy strong your ancestors went down to Egypt, and now the LORD, your God, has made you as numerous as the stars of heaven.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

In seventy souls thy fathers went down into Egypt: and behold now the Lord thy God hath multiplied thee as the stars of heaven.

600,000 men, besides women and children; and this, indeed, in the space of

40 years; for the

603,000 which came out of Egypt were at this time all dead, except Moses, Joshua, and Caleb. How easily can God increase and multiply, as well as diminish and bring low! In all things, by his omnipotence, he can do whatsoever he wills; and he will do whatsoever is right.

Genesis 46:27 And the sons of Joseph, that were born to him in the land of Egypt, two souls. All the souls of the house of Jacob, that entered into Egypt, were seventy.

Exodus 1:5 And all the souls that came out of Jacob's thigh, were seventy: but Joseph was in Egypt.

Acts 7:14 And Joseph sending, called thither Jacob, his father, and all his kindred, seventy-five souls.

as the stars

Deuteronomy 1:10 I alone am not able to bear you: for the Lord your God hath multiplied you, and you are this day as the stars of heaven, for multitude.

Deuteronomy 28:62 And you shall remain few in number, who before were as the stars of heaven for multitude, because thou heardst not the voice of the Lord thy God.

Genesis 15:5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said to him: Look up to heaven and number the stars if thou canst. And he said to him: So shall thy seed be.

Numbers 26:51,62 This is the sum of the children of Israel, that were reckoned up, six hundred and one thousand seven hundred and thirty. . . .

Nehemiah 9:23 And thou didst multiply their children as the stars of heaven, and broughtest them to the land concerning which thou hadst said to their fathers, that they should go in and possess it.

Hebrews 11:12 For which cause there sprung even from one (and him as good as dead) as the stars of heaven in multitude and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable.

Context
A Call to Obedience
21He is thy praise, and thy God, that hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thy eyes have seen. 22In seventy souls thy fathers went down into Egypt: and behold now the Lord thy God hath multiplied thee as the stars of heaven.
Cross References
Acts 7:14
And Joseph sending, called thither Jacob, his father, and all his kindred, seventy-five souls.

Genesis 15:5
And he brought him forth abroad, and said to him: Look up to heaven and number the stars if thou canst. And he said to him: So shall thy seed be.

Genesis 22:17
I will bless thee, and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the sea shore; thy seed shall possess the gates of their enemies.

Genesis 46:27
And the sons of Joseph, that were born to him in the land of Egypt, two souls. All the souls of the house of Jacob, that entered into Egypt, were seventy.

Exodus 1:5
And all the souls that came out of Jacob's thigh, were seventy: but Joseph was in Egypt.

Deuteronomy 1:10
I alone am not able to bear you: for the Lord your God hath multiplied you, and you are this day as the stars of heaven, for multitude.

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.

Additional Translations
Your fathers went down to Egypt, seventy in all, and now the LORD your God has made you as numerous as the stars in the sky.Your fathers went down into Egypt with three score and ten persons; and now the LORD your God has made you as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now Jehovah thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

With seventy souls your fathers went down into Egypt; but the Lord thy God has made thee as the stars of heaven in multitude.

With seventy souls thy fathers went down into Egypt; and now Jehovah thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Thy fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Your fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons; and now Yahweh your God has made you as the stars of the sky for multitude.

with seventy persons did thy fathers go down to Egypt, and now hath Jehovah thy God made thee as stars of the heavens for multitude.
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