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Acts 7:17

    Acts 7:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But as the time of the promise drew nigh which God vouchsafed unto Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

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

    Webster's Revision

    But as the time of the promise drew nigh which God vouchsafed unto Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But as the time of the promise drew nigh, which God vouchsafed unto Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,

    Definitions for Acts 7:17

    Nigh - Near.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 7:17

    The time of the promise - The time of the "fulfillment" of the promise.

    The people grew ... - Exodus 1:7-9.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 7:17

    7:17 Exod 1:7.