Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

How our fathers went down into Egypt, and we have dwelt in Egypt a long time; and the Egyptians vexed us, and our fathers:

Our fathers

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Bible References

Our fathers

Genesis 46:6
And they took their cattle, and their goods, which they had gotten in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob, and all his seed with him:
Acts 7:15
And Jacob went down into Egypt; and he died, himself and our fathers;

Dwelt

Genesis 15:13
And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be sojourners in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;
Exodus 12:40
Now the time that the children of Israel dwelt in Egypt was four hundred and thirty years.

Vexed us

Numbers 11:5
We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt for nought; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic:
Numbers 16:13
is it a small thing that thou hast brought us up out of a land flowing with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness, but thou must needs make thyself also a prince over us?
Exodus 1:11
Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh store-cities, Pithom and Raamses.
Exodus 5:14
And the officers of the children of Israel, whom Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them, were beaten, and demanded, Wherefore have ye not fulfilled your task both yesterday and to-day, in making brick as heretofore?
Deuteronomy 26:6
And the Egyptians dealt ill with us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage:
Acts 7:19
The same dealt craftily with our race, and ill-treated our fathers, that they should cast out their babes to the end they might not live.

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Numbers 21:21
And Israel sent messengers unto Sihon king of the Amorites, saying,