Bible: Exodus

(1250 BCE)

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Chapter 1

  • 1 These are the names of the sons of Israel who went to Egypt with Jacob, each with his family:
  • 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah;
  • 3 Issachar, Zebulun and Benjamin;
  • 4 Dan and Naphtali; Gad and Asher.
  • 5 The descendants of Jacob numbered seventy in all; Joseph was already in Egypt.
  • 6 Now Joseph and all his brothers and all that generation died,
  • 7 but the Israelites were exceedingly fruitful; they multiplied greatly, increased in numbers and became so numerous that the land was filled with them.
  • 8 Then a new king, to whom Joseph meant nothing, came to power in...

Source: Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. NIV....

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