Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Your fathers went down to Egypt seventy persons in all, and now the LORD your God has made you as numerous as the stars of heaven.

King James Version

Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Holman Bible

Your fathers went down to Egypt, 70 people in all, and now the Lord your God has made you as numerous as the stars of the sky.

International Standard Version

Your ancestors went down to Egypt with 70 people, but the LORD your God has now made you as numerous as the stars in the sky."

A Conservative Version

Thy fathers went down into Egypt, in souls, seventy. And now LORD thy God has made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

American Standard Version

Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now Jehovah thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Amplified

Your fathers went down to Egypt seventy persons in all, and now the Lord your God has made you as the stars of the heavens for multitude.

Bible in Basic English

Your fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons; and now the Lord your God has made you like the stars of heaven in number.

Darby Translation

With seventy souls thy fathers went down into Egypt; and now Jehovah thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thy fathers went down into Egypt with seventy souls, and now the LORD thy God has made thee as the stars of heaven in multitude.

Julia Smith Translation

With seventy souls thy fathers went down to Egypt; and now Jehovah set thee as the stain of the heavens for multitude.

King James 2000

Your fathers went down into Egypt with three score and ten persons; and now the LORD your God has made you as the stars of heaven for multitude.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With [only] seventy persons your ancestors went down to Egypt, but now Yahweh your God has made you as the stars of the heaven {with respect to multitude}.

Modern King James verseion

Your fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons. And now Jehovah your God has made you as the stars of the heavens for multitude.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thy fathers went down into Egypt with seventy souls, and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven in multitude.

NET Bible

When your ancestors went down to Egypt, they numbered only seventy, but now the Lord your God has made you as numerous as the stars of the sky.

New Heart English Bible

Your fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons; and now the LORD your God has made you as the stars of the sky for multitude.

The Emphasized Bible

As seventy souls, went thy fathers down to Egypt, - and, now, Yahweh thy God hath made thee like the stars of the heavens for multitude.

Webster

Thy fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

World English Bible

Your fathers went down into Egypt with seventy persons; and now Yahweh your God has made you as the stars of the sky for multitude.

Youngs Literal Translation

with seventy persons did thy fathers go down to Egypt, and now hath Jehovah thy God made thee as stars of the heavens for multitude.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

with threescore and ten
שׁבעים 
Shib`iym 
Usage: 91

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

and now the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

thee as the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

of heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations

21 "He is your praise and He is your God, who has done these great and awesome things for you which your eyes have seen. 22 "Your fathers went down to Egypt seventy persons in all, and now the LORD your God has made you as numerous as the stars of heaven.



Cross References

Genesis 15:5

And He took him outside and said, "Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them " And He said to him, "So shall your descendants be."

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 to Egypt, were seventy.

Deuteronomy 1:10

'The LORD your God has multiplied you, and behold, you are this day like the stars of heaven in number.

Exodus 1:5

All the persons who came from the loins of Jacob were seventy in number, but Joseph was already in Egypt.

Deuteronomy 28:62

"Then you shall be left few in number, whereas you were as numerous as the stars of heaven, because you did not obey the LORD your God.

Nehemiah 9:23

"You made their sons numerous as the stars of heaven, And You brought them into the land Which You had told their fathers to enter and possess.

Acts 7:14

"Then Joseph sent word and invited Jacob his father and all his relatives to come to him, seventy-five persons in all.

Numbers 26:51

These are those who were numbered of the sons of Israel, 601,730.

Numbers 26:62

Those who were numbered of them were 23,000, every male from a month old and upward, for they were not numbered among the sons of Israel since no inheritance was given to them among the sons of Israel.

Hebrews 11:12

Therefore there was born even of one man, and him as good as dead at that, as many descendants AS THE STARS OF HEAVEN IN NUMBER, AND INNUMERABLE AS THE SAND WHICH IS BY THE SEASHORE.

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