Acts 7:14

“Then sent Ioseph, and called his father Iacob to him, and all his kinred, threescore and fifteeene soules.”

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Other Translations for Acts 7:14

Then sent Joseph, and called his father Jacob to [him], and all his kindred, threescore and fifteen souls.
- King James Version

"Then Joseph sent {word} and invited Jacob his father and all his relatives to come to him, seventy-five persons {in all.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Joseph sent, and called to him Jacob his father, and all his kindred, threescore and fifteen souls.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Joseph sent for Jacob his father and all his family, seventy-five persons.
- Basic English Bible

And Joseph sent and called down to him his father Jacob and all [his] kindred, seventy-five souls.
- Darby Bible

Then Joseph sent, and called his father Jacob to him, and all his kindred, seventy five souls.
- Webster's Bible

Then Joseph sent and invited his father Jacob and all his family, numbering seventy-five persons, to come to him,
- Weymouth Bible

Joseph sent, and summoned Jacob, his father, and all his relatives, seventy-five souls.
- World English Bible

And Joseph sente, and clepide Jacob, his fadir, and al his kynrede, seuenti and fyue men.
- Wycliffe Bible

and Joseph having sent, did call for his father Jacob, and all his kindred -- with seventy and five souls --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Commentary for Acts 7:14

Wesley's Notes for Acts 7:14

7:14 Seventy - five souls - So the seventy interpreters, (whom St. Stephen follows,) one son and a grandson of Manasseh, and three children of Ephraim, being added to the seventy persons mentioned #Gen 46:27|.

People's Bible Notes for Acts 7:14

Ac 7:14 Then sent Joseph. The rejected Joseph becomes the prince and savior of all Israel. Threescore and fifteen souls. Ge 46:27 says that sixty-six persons besides Jacob, Joseph and his two sons, seventy in all, were in Egypt. But the Septuagint Version, quoted almost invariably by Christ and the apostles, as well as by Stephen here, after giving the sixty-six, adds: "And the sons of Joseph born in Egypt were nine souls". The nine, added to the sixty-six, make the seventy-five that Stephen gives. Why this clause was omitted from the Hebrew text, followed by the Common Version, is unknown. Stephen simply follows the text received by Christ, the apostles, and the Jews generally.

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