Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

With threescore

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.
Exodus 1:5
All the persons who came from the loins of Jacob were seventy in number, but Joseph was already in Egypt.
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.

As the stars

Deuteronomy 1:10
The Lord your God has multiplied you, and behold, you are this day like the stars of heaven in number.
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.
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.”
Numbers 26:51
These are those who were numbered of the sons of Israel, 601,730.
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.
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.