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And God spake on this wise, That his seed should sojourn in a strange land; and that they should bring them into bondage, and entreat them evil four hundred years.

Bible References


Genesis 15:13
And he said to Abram, Truly, your seed will be living in a land which is not theirs, as servants to a people who will be cruel to them for four hundred years;


Exodus 12:40
Now the children of Israel had been living in Egypt for four hundred and thirty years.
Galatians 3:17
Now this I say: The law, which came four hundred and thirty years after, does not put an end to the agreement made before by God, so as to make the undertaking without effect.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain