Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years: so the whole age of Jacob was an hundred forty and seven years.

Seventeen

General references

Bible References

Seventeen

Genesis 37:2
These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and he was a lad with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought the evil report of them unto their father.

The whole age

Genesis 47:8
And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How many are the days of the years of thy life?
Psalm 90:10
The days of our years are threescore years and ten, Or even by reason of strength fourscore years; Yet is their pride but labor and sorrow; For it is soon gone, and we fly away.
Psalm 119:84
How many are the days of thy servant? When wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?

General references

Genesis 35:28
And the days of Isaac were a hundred and fourscore years.