Acts 7:17
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English Standard Version
“But as the time of the promise drew near, which God had granted to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt

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,

American Standard Version
But as the time of the promise drew nigh which God vouchsafed unto Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the time of the promise drew near, which God had promised to Abraham, the people increased, and were multiplied in Egypt,

English Revised Version
But as the time of the promise drew nigh, which God vouchsafed unto Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,

Webster's Bible Translation
But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,

Weymouth New Testament
"But as the time drew near for the fulfilment of the promise which God had made to Abraham, the people became many times more numerous in Egypt,

Acts 7:17 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

When (καθὼς)

Rev., more correctly, as; the word being not a particle of time, but meaning in proportion as.

Acts 7:17 Parallel Commentaries

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when.

Acts 7:6 And God spoke on this wise, That his seed should sojourn in a strange land; and that they should bring them into bondage...

Genesis 15:13-16 And he said to Abram, Know of a surety that your seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them...

2 Peter 3:8,9 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day...

the people.

Acts 13:17 The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelled as strangers in the land of Egypt...

Exodus 1:7-12,20 And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty...

Psalm 105:24,25 And he increased his people greatly; and made them stronger than their enemies...

Cross References
Genesis 15:13
Then the LORD said to Abram, "Know for certain that your offspring will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs and will be servants there, and they will be afflicted for four hundred years.

Genesis 47:27
Thus Israel settled in the land of Egypt, in the land of Goshen. And they gained possessions in it, and were fruitful and multiplied greatly.

Exodus 1:7
But the people of Israel were fruitful and increased greatly; they multiplied and grew exceedingly strong, so that the land was filled with them.

Acts 13:17
The God of this people Israel chose our fathers and made the people great during their stay in the land of Egypt, and with uplifted arm he led them out of it.

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