Acts 7:17

“But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 7:17

But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworne to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But as the time of the promise was approaching which God had assured to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But as the time of the promise drew nigh which God vouchsafed unto Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But when the time was near for putting into effect the undertaking which God had given to Abraham, the people were increasing in Egypt,
- Basic English Bible

But as the time of promise drew near which God had promised to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,
- Darby Bible

But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
- Webster's Bible

But as the time drew near for the fulfilment of the promise which God had made to Abraham, the people became many times more numerous in Egypt,
- Weymouth Bible

But as the time of the promise came close which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
- World English Bible

And whanne the tyme of biheeste cam niy, which God hadde knoulechid to Abraham, the puple waxede, and multipliede in Egipt,
- Wycliffe Bible

`And according as the time of the promise was drawing nigh, which God did swear to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 7:17

Wesley's Notes for Acts 7:17


7:17 #Exod 1:7|.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 7:17


Ac 7:17 The time of the promise. Of deliverance from Egypt. See Ge 15:13,14. Which God had sworn. Solemnly promised. There is no account of a formal oath. Maimonides says: ``Every divine assurance is equivalent to an oath.''

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