Genesis 47:28
New International Version
Jacob lived in Egypt seventeen years, and the years of his life were a hundred and forty-seven.

New Living Translation
Jacob lived for seventeen years after his arrival in Egypt, so he lived 147 years in all.

English Standard Version
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years. So the days of Jacob, the years of his life, were 147 years.

Berean Study Bible
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years, and the length of his life was 147 years.

King James Bible
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years: so the whole age of Jacob was an hundred forty and seven years.

New King James Version
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years. So the length of Jacob’s life was one hundred and forty-seven years.

New American Standard Bible
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt for seventeen years; so the length of Jacob’s life was 147 years.

NASB 1995
Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; so the length of Jacob's life was one hundred and forty-seven years.

NASB 1977
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; so the length of Jacob’s life was one hundred and forty-seven years.

Amplified Bible
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; so the length of Jacob’s life was a hundred and forty-seven years.

Christian Standard Bible
Now Jacob lived in the land of Egypt 17 years, and his life span was 147 years.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now Jacob lived in the land of Egypt 17 years, and his life span was 147 years.

American Standard Version
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years: so the days of Jacob, the years of his life, were a hundred forty and seven years.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yaquuv lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; and the days of Yaquuv, the years of his life, were a hundred and forty and seven years.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Jacob survived seventeen years in the land of Egypt; and Jacob's days of the years of his life were a hundred and forty-seven years.

Contemporary English Version
Jacob himself lived there for 17 years, before dying at the age of 147.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he lived in it seventeen years: and all the days of his life came to a hundred and forty-seven years.

English Revised Version
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years: so the days of Jacob, the years of his life, were an hundred forty and seven years.

Good News Translation
Jacob lived in Egypt seventeen years, until he was a hundred and forty-seven years old.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jacob lived in Egypt 17 years, so he lived a total of 147 years.

International Standard Version
He lived for seventeen more years in Egypt, until he was 147 years old.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; so the days of Jacob, the years of his life, were a hundred forty and seven years.

Literal Standard Version
and Jacob lives in the land of Egypt seventeen years, and the days of Jacob, the years of his life, are one hundred and forty-seven years.

NET Bible
Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; the years of Jacob's life were 147 in all.

New Heart English Bible
And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years. So the days of Jacob, the years of his life, were one hundred forty-seven years.

World English Bible
Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years. So the days of Jacob, the years of his life, were one hundred forty-seven years.

Young's Literal Translation
and Jacob liveth in the land of Egypt seventeen years, and the days of Jacob, the years of his life, are an hundred and forty and seven years.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Israelites Prosper in Goshen
27Now the Israelites settled in the land of Egypt, in the region of Goshen. They acquired property there and became fruitful and increased greatly in number. 28And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years, and the length of his life was 147 years. 29When the time drew near for Israel to die, he called his son Joseph and said to him, “If I have found favor in your eyes, put your hand under my thigh and promise to show me kindness and faithfulness. Do not bury me in Egypt,…

Cross References
Genesis 47:9
"My travels have lasted 130 years," Jacob replied. "My years have been few and hard, and they have not matched the years of the travels of my fathers."

Ezra 2:38
the descendants of Pashhur, 1,247;


Treasury of Scripture

And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years: so the whole age of Jacob was an hundred forty and seven years.

A.

Genesis 37:2
These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.

the whole age.

Genesis 47:8,9
And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old art thou? …

Psalm 90:10,12
The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away…

Psalm 119:84
How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?









Verse 28. - And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years: so the whole age of Jacob was (literally, the days of Jacob, the years of his life, were) an hundred forty and seven years. He had lived seventy-seven years in Canaan, twenty years in Padanaram, thirty-three in Canaan again, and seventeen in Egypt, in all 147 years.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And Jacob
יַעֲקֹב֙ (ya·‘ă·qōḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3290: Jacob -- a son of Isaac, also his desc

lived
וַיְחִ֤י (way·ḥî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2421: To live, to revive

in the land
בְּאֶ֣רֶץ (bə·’e·reṣ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 776: Earth, land

of Egypt
מִצְרַ֔יִם (miṣ·ra·yim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4714: Egypt -- a son of Ham, also his descendants and their country in Northwest Africa

seventeen
עֶשְׂרֵ֖ה (‘eś·rêh)
Number - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6240: Ten

years,
שָׁנָ֑ה (šā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8141: A year

and the length of his life
שְׁנֵ֣י (šə·nê)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 8141: A year

was
וַיְהִ֤י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

147
וּמְאַ֖ת (ū·mə·’aṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Number - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3967: A hundred

years.
שָׁנִ֔ים (šā·nîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 8141: A year


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