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Exodus 1:5

    Exodus 1:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: and Joseph was in Egypt already.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    All the offspring of Jacob were seventy persons: and Joseph had come to Egypt before them.

    Webster's Revision

    And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: and Joseph was in Egypt already.

    World English Bible

    All the souls who came out of Jacob's body were seventy souls, and Joseph was in Egypt already.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: and Joseph was in Egypt already.

    Definitions for Exodus 1:5

    Loins - The lower back; waist.

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 1:5

    Seventy - See Genesis 46:27. The object of the writer in this introductory statement is to give a complete list of the heads of separate families at the time of their settlement in Egypt. See the note at Numbers 26:5.

    Wesley's Notes on Exodus 1:5

    1:5 Seventy souls - According to the computation we had, Gen 46:27, including Joseph and his two sons. This was just the number of the nations by which the earth was peopled, Gen 10:1 - 32, for when God separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel, De 32:8.