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34 Bible Verses about Seventies

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Genesis 46:27

And Joseph’s sons who were born to him in Egypt: two persons.
All those of Jacob’s household who had come to Egypt: 70 persons.

Exodus 1:5

The total number of Jacob’s descendants was 70; Joseph was already in Egypt.

Deuteronomy 10:22

Your fathers went down to Egypt, 70 people in all, and now the Lord your God has made you as numerous as the stars of the sky.

Exodus 24:1

Then He said to Moses, “Go up to the Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and 70 of Israel’s elders, and bow in worship at a distance.

Exodus 24:9

Then Moses went up with Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and 70 of Israel’s elders,

Numbers 11:16

The Lord answered Moses, “Bring Me 70 men from Israel known to you as elders and officers of the people. Take them to the tent of meeting and have them stand there with you.

Numbers 11:24

Moses went out and told the people the words of the Lord. He brought 70 men from the elders of the people and had them stand around the tent.

Ezekiel 8:11

Seventy elders from the house of Israel were standing before them, with Jaazaniah son of Shaphan standing among them. Each had a firepan in his hand, and a fragrant cloud of incense was rising up.

Ezra 8:14

Uthai and Zaccur
from Bigvai’s descendants,
and 70 men with them.

Judges 8:30

Gideon had 70 sons, his own offspring, since he had many wives.

Judges 9:2

“Please speak in the presence of all the lords of Shechem, ‘Is it better for you that 70 men, all the sons of Jerubbaal, rule over you or that one man rule over you?’ Remember that I am your own flesh and blood.”

Judges 9:5

He went to his father’s house in Ophrah and killed his 70 brothers, the sons of Jerubbaal, on top of a large stone. But Jotham, the youngest son of Jerubbaal, survived, because he hid himself.

Judges 9:18

and now you have attacked my father’s house today, killed his 70 sons on top of a large stone, and made Abimelech, the son of his slave, king over the lords of Shechem ‘because he is your brother’—

Judges 9:24

so that the crime against the 70 sons of Jerubbaal might come to justice and their blood would be avenged on their brother Abimelech, who killed them, and on the lords of Shechem, who had helped him kill his brothers.

Judges 9:56

In this way, God turned back on Abimelech the evil that he had done against his father, by killing his 70 brothers.

2 Kings 10:1

Since Ahab had 70 sons in Samaria, Jehu wrote letters and sent them to Samaria to the rulers of Jezreel, to the elders, and to the guardians of Ahab’s sons, saying:

2 Kings 10:6

Then Jehu wrote them a second letter, saying:If you are on my side, and if you will obey me, bring me the heads of your master’s sons at this time tomorrow at Jezreel. All 70 of the king’s sons were being cared for by the city’s prominent men.

Judges 1:7

Adoni-bezek said, “Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off used to pick up scraps under my table. God has repaid me for what I have done.” They brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

Ezra 8:7

Jeshaiah son of Athaliah
from Elam’s descendants,
and 70 men with him;

Luke 10:1

After this, the Lord appointed 70 others, and He sent them ahead of Him in pairs to every town and place where He Himself was about to go.

Acts 23:23

He summoned two of his centurions and said, “Get 200 soldiers ready with 70 cavalry and 200 spearmen to go to Caesarea at nine tonight.

2 Kings 10:7

When the letter came to them, they took the king’s sons and slaughtered all 70, put their heads in baskets, and sent them to Jehu at Jezreel.

Judges 12:14

He had 40 sons and 30 grandsons, who rode on 70 donkeys. Abdon judged Israel eight years,

2 Chronicles 29:32

The number of burnt offerings the congregation brought was 70 bulls, 100 rams, and 200 lambs; all these were for a burnt offering to the Lord.

Exodus 15:27

Then they came to Elim, where there were 12 springs of water and 70 date palms, and they camped there by the waters.

Numbers 33:9

They departed from Marah and came to Elim. There were 12 springs of water and 70 date palms at Elim, so they camped there.

Numbers 31:38

from the 36,000 cattle,
the tribute to the Lord was 72;

Ezra 2:40

The Levites included: Jeshua’s and Kadmiel’s descendants from Hodaviah’s descendants 74

Nehemiah 7:43

The Levites included: Jeshua’s descendants: of Kadmiel Hodevah’s descendants 74.

Acts 7:14

Joseph then invited his father Jacob and all his relatives, 75 people in all,

Genesis 4:24

If Cain is to be avenged seven times over,
then for Lamech it will be seventy-seven times!

Judges 8:14

He captured a youth from the men of Succoth and interrogated him. The youth wrote down for him the names of the 77 princes and elders of Succoth.

Ezra 8:35

The exiles who had returned from the captivity offered burnt offerings to the God of Israel: 12 bulls for all Israel, 96 rams, and 77 lambs, along with 12 male goats as a sin offering. All this was a burnt offering for the Lord.

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