Israel Increases Greatly in Egypt

Exodus 1

1 Now a these are the names of the children of Israel who came to Egypt; each man and his household came with Jacob: 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah; 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin; 4 Dan, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. 5 All those 1 who were descendants of Jacob were b seventy 2 persons (for Joseph was in Egypt already). 6 And c Joseph died, all his brothers, and all that generation. 7 d But the children of Israel were fruitful and increased abundantly, multiplied and 3 grew exceedingly mighty; and the land was filled with them.

  1. Cross References
    Genesis 46:8 - 27
    Now these were the names of the children of Israel, Jacob and his sons, who went to Egypt: Reuben was Jacob's firstborn.
    Exodus 6:14 - 16
    These are the heads of their fathers' houses: The sons of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel, were Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi. These are the families of Reuben.
  2. Cross References
    Genesis 46:26
    All the persons who went with Jacob to Egypt, who came from his body, besides Jacob's sons' wives, were sixty-six persons in all.
    Genesis 46:27
    And the sons of Joseph who were born to him in Egypt were two persons. All the persons of the house of Jacob who went to Egypt were seventy.
    Deuteronomy 10:22
    Your fathers went down to Egypt with seventy persons, and now the LORD your God has made you as the stars of heaven in multitude.
  3. Cross References
    Genesis 50:26
    So Joseph died, being one hundred and ten years old; and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.
    Acts 7:15
    So Jacob went down to Egypt; and he died, he and our fathers.
  4. Cross References
    Genesis 12:2
    I will make you a great nation; I will bless yo...
    Genesis 28:3
    May God Almighty bless you, And make you fruitf...
    Genesis 35:11
    Also God said to him: "I am God Almighty. Be fr...
    Genesis 46:3
    So He said, "I am God, the God of your father; ...
    Genesis 47:27
    So Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, in the co...
    Genesis 48:4
    "and said to me, 'Behold, I will make you fruit...
    Numbers 22:3
    And Moab was exceedingly afraid of the people b...
    Deuteronomy 1:10
    The LORD your God has multiplied you, and here ...
    Deuteronomy 1:11
    May the LORD God of your fathers make you a tho...
    Deuteronomy 26:5
    And you shall answer and say before the LORD yo...
    Psalms 105:24
    He increased His people greatly, And made them ...
    Acts 7:17
    But when the time of the promise drew near whic...
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