Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And thou shalt speak and say before the LORD thy God, A Syrian ready to perish was my father, and he went down into Egypt, and sojourned there with a few, and became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous:

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A syrian

Genesis 24:4
but thou shalt go to my land and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son Isaac.
Genesis 25:20
And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebecca as wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-Aram, the sister of Laban the Syrian.
Genesis 28:5
And Isaac sent away Jacob; and he went to Padan-Aram, to Laban the son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebecca, Jacob's and Esau's mother.
Genesis 31:20
And Jacob deceived Laban the Syrian, in that he did not tell him that he fled.
Hosea 12:12
And Jacob fled into the country of Syria, and Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he kept sheep.

He went down

Genesis 46:1
And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beer-sheba; and he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.
Psalm 105:23
And Israel came into Egypt, and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.
Acts 7:15
And Jacob went down into Egypt and died, he and our fathers,


Deuteronomy 10:22
With seventy souls thy fathers went down into Egypt; and now Jehovah thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.
Genesis 47:27
And Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, in the land of Goshen; and they had possessions in it, and were fruitful and multiplied exceedingly.
Exodus 1:7
And the children of Israel were fruitful, and swarmed and multiplied, and became exceeding strong; and the land was full of them.

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Genesis 12:2
And I will make of thee a great nation, and bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing.