Acts 7:12
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English Standard Version
But when Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent out our fathers on their first visit.

King James Bible
But when Jacob heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first.

American Standard Version
But when Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent forth our fathers the first time.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But when Jacob had heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent our fathers first:

English Revised Version
But when Jacob heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent forth our fathers the first time.

Webster's Bible Translation
But when Jacob heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent out our fathers first.

Weymouth New Testament
When, however, Jacob heard that there was wheat to be had, he sent our forefathers into Egypt; that was the first time.

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Vincent's Word Studies

In Egypt (ἐν Αἰγύπτῳ)

But the best texts read εἰς Αἴγυπτον, into Egypt, and construe with sent forth: "he sent forth our fathers into Egypt."

Acts 7:12 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 42:1 Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said to his sons, Why do you look one on another?

*etc:

Genesis 43:2 And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said to them, Go again...

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Genesis 42:1
When Jacob learned that there was grain for sale in Egypt, he said to his sons, "Why do you look at one another?"

Genesis 42:2
And he said, "Behold, I have heard that there is grain for sale in Egypt. Go down and buy grain for us there, that we may live and not die."

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