New American Standard Bible 1995

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Now these are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob; they came each one with his household:


Verse part Definition: Part of speech: Strong's: Hebrew: Transliteration:
Now these these Pronoun H428 וְאֵ֗לֶּה ve·'el·leh


are the names a name Noun H8034 שְׁמֹות֙ she·mo·vt


of the sons son Noun H1121 בְּנֵ֣י be·nei
of Israel "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc. Noun H3478 יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל yis·ra·'el,
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who came to come in, come, go in, go Verb H935 הַבָּאִ֖ים hab·ba·'im
to Egypt a son of Ham, also his desc. and their country in N.W. Africa Noun H4714 מִצְרָ֑יְמָה mitz·ra·ye·mah;

Egypt is often associated with the secular world. We become enslaved to our worldly desires, such as job, money, cars. In other words the world or (Egypt) looks good and very tempting until we get so wrapped up in it that we become a slave to it.

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with Jacob; a son of Isaac, also his desc. Noun H3290 יַעֲקֹ֔ב ya·'a·kov,
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they came to come in, come, go in, go Verb H935 בָּֽאוּ׃ ba·'u.
each one man Noun H376 אִ֥ישׁ ish

One: God

Refers to HaShem (God), Who is One. This number can also refer to unity. The first place the number "one" occurs is in Genesis 1:5. There one reads, "And there was an evening and there was a morning— one day". Later on in this same book of Genesis, it is stated concerning the man and his wife, "And they became one flesh" (Genesis 2:24). It is very significant that in both of these examples there was a multiplicity for the subject. In the first example, the evening and the morning became one day and in the second example, it was Adam and Eve who became one flesh.

One of the most famous passages in the Torah concerning HaShem is Deuteronomy 6:4 which states, "Hear O Israel the Lord your God the Lord is One." The question that a person must ask himself is what is the connection between the use of the Hebrew word אחד "one" which identifies a multiplicity being one and the fact that the Lord God of Israel is One? The answer is that the Hebrew word אחד can relate to the concept for one as in "unification". There is another Hebrew word that would have been possible to be used if the author wanted to refer to an absolute oneness or singleness. This is the Hebrew word יחיד. In fact, there is a well-known prayer in Judaism which states, "אחד ואין יחיד כיחודו". This phrase should be translated as, "(God is) One and there is no singularity as His singularity." The idea that is being expressed in this prayer is that the Lord God of Israel is One; but not an absolute One; rather there is a uniqueness and a complexity to His Oneness.

The number one is frequently employed to express in the Scriptures one object, such as one man or one tabernacle. This usage would be the simple or common purpose that the number one or for that matter any number, would appear in a Biblical text. Often the appearance of a number does not contain any of the significance that Hebrew numerology might offer. Therefore, the reader must always consider when coming across a verse which contains a number, that the number only expresses an amount and no additional significance. 

Because the number one is often associated with God, there is a unique phenomenon in the Scriptures concerning this number. Sometimes the number one is employed to express a unique relationship that the object has to HaShem. For example,

"And it will be one day, it will be known to HaShem..." Zechariah 14:7

In the text above, Zechariah could have stated simply, "And it will be a day…" The fact that the prophet said "one day" is to convey that this day is uniquely related to God. Similarly, it is stated by the prophet Ezekiel in chapter 37, "one King", "one nation" and "one Shepherd" (see Ezekiel 37:22, 24). Each of these objects—King, nation and Shepherd—has a connection to HaShem. The King and Shepherd is Messiah Yeshua, the Son of God and the one nation is Israel, the people of God. - Baruch Korman, Ph.D. - All Rights Reserved - Used with Permission 2016

with his household: a house Noun H1004 וּבֵיתֹ֖ו u·vei·tov



EGYPTe'-jipt:I. THE COUNTRY1. The Basis of the Land 2. The Nile Valley 3. Earliest Human Remains 4. Climate 5. Conditions of Life 6. The Nile 7. The Fauna 8. The Flora 9. The Prehistoric RacesII. THE HISTORY1. 1st and 2nd Ages: Prehistoric 2. 3d Age: Ist and IInd Dynasties 3. 4th Age: IIIrd through VIth Dynasties 4. 5th Age: VIIth through XIVth Dynasties 5.... View Details


ISRAEL, KINGDOM OF" I. THE FIRST PERIOD1. The Two Kingdoms2. The Ist Dynasty3. The IInd Dynasty4. Civil WarII. PERIOD OF THE SYRIAN WARS1. The IIIrd Dynasty2. World-Politics3. Battle of Karkar4. Loss of Territory5. Reform of Religion6. Revolution7. The IVth Dynasty8. Renewed Prosperity9. AnarchyIII. DECLINE AND FALL1. Loss of Independence2. Decline3. Extinct... View Details



Jacob, the son of Isaac, and twin to Esau. Jacob [N] [B] [H] [S] one who follows on another's heels; supplanter, ( Genesis 25:26 ;  27:36 ;  Hosea 12:2-4 ), the second born of the twin sons of Isaac by Rebekah. He was born probably at Lahai-roi, when his father was fifty-nine and Abraham one hundred and fifty-nine years old. Like his father, he was of a quiet and gentle disposition, an... View Details

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New American Standard Bible 1995 Now these are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob; they came each one with his household:
King James Bible Now these are the names of the sons children of Israel who Israel, which came to Egypt into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob; they came each one with his household:Jacob.
Hebrew Greek English Now these are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob; they came each one with his household: