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Acts 7:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Joseph sent, and called to him Jacob his father, and all his kindred, threescore and fifteen souls.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then sent Joseph, and called his father Jacob to [him], and all his kindred, threescore and fifteen souls.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Then Joseph sent [word] and invited Jacob his father and all his relatives to come to him, seventy-five persons [in all].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then Joseph sent, and called his father Jacob to [him], and all his kindred, seventy five souls.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Joseph sent and called down to him his father Jacob and all [his] kindred, seventy-five souls.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Joseph, sending forth, called for Jacob his father, and all the kindred, consisting of seventy-five souls;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Joseph having sent, did call for his father Jacob, and all his kindred—with seventy and five souls—
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Joseph sending, called thither Jacob, his father, and all his kindred, seventy-five souls.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then sent Ioseph, and called his father Iacob to him, and all his kinred, threescore and fifteeene soules.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And Jauseph sent and brought his father Jakub and all his family, and they were in number seventy and five souls.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And Joseph sent and brought is father Jacob, and all his family; and they were in number seventy and five souls.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
sent 649
{0649} Prime
ἀποστέλλω
apostello
{ap-os-tel'-lo}
From G0575 and G4724; set apart, that is, (by implication) to send out (properly on a mission) literally or figuratively.
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
Joseph, 2501
{2501} Prime
Ἰωσήφ
Ioseph
{ee-o-safe'}
Of Hebrew origin [H3130]; Joseph, the name of seven Israelites.
and called 3333
{3333} Prime
μετακαλέω
metakaleo
{met-ak-al-eh'-o}
From G3326 and G2564; to call elsewhere, that is, summon.
z5668
<5668> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 88
his y846
[0846] Standard
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
x848
(0848) Complement
αὑτοῦ
hautou
{how-too'}
Contraction for G1438; self (in some oblique case or reflexive relation).
father 3962
{3962} Prime
πατήρ
pater
{pat-ayr'}
Apparently a primary word; a 'father' (literally or figuratively, near or more remote).
Jacob 2384
{2384} Prime
Ἰακώβ
Iakob
{ee-ak-obe'}
Of Hebrew origin [H3290]; Jacob (that is, Ja'akob), the pogenitor of the Israelites; also an Israelite.
to [him], and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
all 3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
his y846
[0846] Standard
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
x848
(0848) Complement
αὑτοῦ
hautou
{how-too'}
Contraction for G1438; self (in some oblique case or reflexive relation).
kindred, 4772
{4772} Prime
συγγένεια
suggeneia
{soong-ghen'-i-ah}
From G4773; relationship, that is, (concretely) relatives.
y1722
[1722] Standard
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
threescore y1440
[1440] Standard
ἑβδομήκοντα
hebdomekonta
{heb-dom-ay'-kon-tah}
From G1442 and a modified form of G1176, seventy.
and fifteen 4002
{4002} Prime
πέντε
pente
{pen'-teh}
A primary number; 'five'.
x1440
(1440) Complement
ἑβδομήκοντα
hebdomekonta
{heb-dom-ay'-kon-tah}
From G1442 and a modified form of G1176, seventy.
souls. 5590
{5590} Prime
ψυχή
psuche
{psoo-khay'}
From G5594; breath, that is, (by implication) spirit, abstractly or concretely (the animal sentient principle only; thus distinguished on the one hand from G4151, which is the rational and immortal soul; and on the other from G2222, which is mere vitality, even of plants: these terms thus exactly correspond respectively to the Hebrew [H5315], [H7307] and [H2416].
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 7:9-16.


Acts 7:14

_ _ threescore and fifteen souls — according to the Septuagint version of Genesis 46:27, which Stephen follows, including the five children and grandchildren of Joseph’s two sons.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 7:1-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 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 Genesis 46:27.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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sent:

Genesis 45:9-11 Haste ye, and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not: ... And there will I nourish thee; for yet [there are] five years of famine; lest thou, and thy household, and all that thou hast, come to poverty.
Psalms 105:23 Israel also came into Egypt; and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.

threescore:

Genesis 46:12 And the sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zerah: but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan. And the sons of Pharez were Hezron and Hamul.
Genesis 46:26-27 All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of his loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls [were] threescore and six; ... And the sons of Joseph, which were born him in Egypt, [were] two souls: all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, [were] threescore and ten.
Deuteronomy 10:22 Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.
1 Chronicles 2:5-6 The sons of Pharez; Hezron, and Hamul. ... And the sons of Zerah; Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all.
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