New International Version
The descendants of Jacob numbered seventy in all; Joseph was already in Egypt.
King James Bible
And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the souls that had come out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls; and Joseph was in Egypt.
World English Bible
All the souls who came out of Jacob's body were seventy souls, and Joseph was in Egypt already.
Young's Literal Translation
And all the persons coming out of the thigh of Jacob are seventy persons; as to Joseph, he was in Egypt.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
These are the names - Though this book is a continuation or the book of Genesis, with which probably it was in former times conjoined, Moses thought it necessary to introduce it with an account of the names and number of the family of Jacob when they came to Egypt, to show that though they were then very few, yet in a short time, under the especial blessing of God, they had multiplied exceedingly; and thus the promise to Abraham had been literally fulfilled. See the notes on Genesis 46 (note).
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loins. Heb. thigh.
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'Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt: every man and his household came with Jacob. 2. Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, 3. Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, 4. Dan and Naphtali, Gad and Asher. 5. And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already. 6. And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation. 7, And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
But, as for that which is Written, that God did Good to the Hebrew...
After this, Joseph sent for his father Jacob and his whole family, seventy-five in all.
All those who went to Egypt with Jacob--those who were his direct descendants, not counting his sons' wives--numbered sixty-six persons.
With the two sons who had been born to Joseph in Egypt, the members of Jacob's family, which went to Egypt, were seventy in all.
Dan and Naphtali; Gad and Asher.
Your ancestors who went down into Egypt were seventy in all, and now the LORD your God has made you as numerous as the stars in the sky.
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