Acts 7:14
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English Standard Version
And Joseph sent and summoned Jacob his father and all his kindred, 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.

American Standard Version
And Joseph sent, and called to him Jacob his father, and all his kindred, threescore and fifteen souls.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Joseph sending, called thither Jacob, his father, and all his kindred, seventy-five souls.

English Revised Version
And Joseph sent, and called to him Jacob his father, and all his kindred, threescore and fifteen souls.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Joseph sent, and called his father Jacob to him, and all his kindred, seventy five souls.

Weymouth New Testament
Then Joseph sent and invited his father Jacob and all his family, numbering seventy-five persons, to come to him,

Acts 7:14 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Threescore and fifteen

Lit., "in (ἐν) threescore and fifteen;" the idiom expressing the sum in which all the individuals were included.

Acts 7:14 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

sent.

Genesis 45:9-11 Haste you, and go up to my father, and say to him, Thus said your son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Egypt: come down to me...

Psalm 105:23 Israel also came into Egypt; and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.

threescore.

Genesis 46:12,26,27 And the sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zarah: but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan...

Deuteronomy 10:22 Your fathers went down into Egypt with three score and ten persons...

1 Chronicles 2:5,6 The sons of Pharez; Hezron, and Hamul...

Cross References
Genesis 45:9
Hurry and go up to my father and say to him, 'Thus says your son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me; do not tarry.

Genesis 45:10
You shall dwell in the land of Goshen, and you shall be near me, you and your children and your children's children, and your flocks, your herds, and all that you have.

Genesis 45:13
You must tell my father of all my honor in Egypt, and of all that you have seen. Hurry and bring my father down here."

Genesis 46:26
All the persons belonging to Jacob who came into Egypt, who were his own descendants, not including Jacob's sons' wives, were sixty-six persons in all.

Genesis 46:27
And the sons of Joseph, who were born to him in Egypt, were two. All the persons of the house of Jacob who came into Egypt were seventy.

Exodus 1:5
All the descendants of Jacob were seventy persons; Joseph was already in Egypt.

Deuteronomy 10:22
Your fathers went down to Egypt seventy persons, and now the LORD your God has made you as numerous as the stars of heaven.

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