Treasury of Scripture
Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelled in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years.
The Samaritan Pentateuch reads, 'Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, and of their fathers in the land of Canaan and in the land of Egypt, was
430 years.' The Alexandrine copy of the LXX. has the same reading; and the same statement is made by the apostle Paul, in
Galatians 3:17 And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after...
, who reckons from the promise made to Abraham to the giving of the law. That these three witnesses have the truth, the chronology itself proves; for it is evident that the descendants of Israel did not dwell
430 years in Egypt; while it is equally evident, that the period from Abraham's entry into Canaan to the Exodus, is exactly that number. Thus, from Abraham's entrance into the promised land to the birth of Isaac, was
25 years; Isaac was
60 at the birth of Jacob; Jacob was
130 at his going into Egypt; where he and his children continued
215 years more; making in the whole
430 years. sojourning.
Acts 13:17 The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelled as strangers in the land of Egypt...
Hebrews 11:9 By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob...
Genesis 12:1-3 Now the LORD had said to Abram, Get you out of your country, and from your kindred, and from your father's house...
Genesis 15:13 And he said to Abram, Know of a surety that your seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them...
Acts 7:6 And God spoke on this wise, That his seed should sojourn in a strange land; and that they should bring them into bondage...
Galatians 3:16,17 Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He said not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to your seed...
Strong's ConcordanceNow the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, [was] four hundred and thirty years.
Topical Bible430 Dwelt Egypt Hundred Israelite Resided Residence Sojourning Sons Thirty
Exodus Chapter 12 Verse 40
Alphabetical: 430 Egypt four hundred in Israel Israelite length lived Now of people sons that the thirty time was years
OT Law: Exodus 12:40 Now the time that the children (Exo. Ex)