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They said moreover unto Pharaoh, For to sojourn in the land are we come; for thy servants have no pasture for their flocks; for the famine is sore in the land of Canaan: now therefore, we pray thee, let thy servants dwell in the land of Goshen.
And it came to pass that there was a famine, in the land, - so Abram went down towards Egypt, to sojourn there, because grievous, was the famine in the land.
And he said to Abram - Thou must surely know, that, sojourners, will thy seed become in a land not theirs, and shall serve them and they will humble them, four hundred years;
And thou shalt respond and say before Yahweh thy God - A Syrian ready to perish, was my father, so he went down to Egypt, and became a sojourner there with men only few; but he became there a nation great, mighty and numerous;
So Israel came into Egypt, And, Jacob, sojourned in the land of Ham;
For, thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, To Egypt, went down my people at first to sojourn there, - But, Assyria, without cause, hath oppressed him.
But God, spake thus - His seed shall be a sojourner in a foreign land, and they will bring it into bondage, and ill-treat it four-hundred years;
For the famine
But the famine, was severe in the land.
And there came a famine upon all Egypt and Canaan, and great tribulation, and our fathers could not find pasture.
Then shall ye say - Men of cattle, have thy servants been from our youth even until now, both we and our fathers, - To the end ye may dwell in the land of Goshen, for an abomination to Egyptians, is every feeder of a flock,