Then Joseph sent for his father Jacob and all his relatives, seventy-five in all.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 45:9
Now return quickly to my father and tell him, 'This is what your son Joseph says: God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me without delay.
You shall settle in the land of Goshen and be near me--you and your children and grandchildren, your flocks and herds, and everything you own.
Tell my father about all my splendor in Egypt and everything you have seen. And bring my father down here quickly."
All those belonging to Jacob who came to Egypt--his direct descendants, besides the wives of Jacob's sons--numbered sixty-six persons.
And along with Joseph's two sons who were born to him in Egypt, in all there were seventy members of Jacob's household in Egypt.
The descendants of Jacob numbered seventy in all, including Joseph, who was already in Egypt.
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.
Those who embraced his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to the believers that day.
Chapter Outline1. Stephen, permitted to answer to the accusation of blasphemy,
2. shows that Abraham worshipped God rightly, and how God chose the fathers,
20. before Moses was born, and before the tabernacle and temple were built;
37. that Moses himself witnessed of Christ;
44. and that all outward ceremonies were ordained to last but for a time;
51. reprehending their rebellion, and murdering of Christ, whom the prophets foretold.
54. Whereupon they stone Stephen to death,
59. who commends his soul to Jesus, and humbly prays for them.
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Genesis 46:12, 26, 27
1 Chronicles 2:5, 6
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