Acts 7:17-22 NIV

17 "As the time drew near for God to fulfill his promise to Abraham, the number of our people in Egypt greatly increased.1

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18 Then another king, who knew nothing about Joseph, became ruler of Egypt.2

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19 He dealt treacherously with our people and oppressed our forefathers by forcing them to throw out their newborn babies so that they would die.3

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20 "At that time Moses was born, and he was no ordinary child.a For three months he was cared for in his father's house.4

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    • c 7:20 - Or "was fair in the sight of God"
      21 When he was placed outside, Pharaoh's daughter took him and brought him up as her own son.5

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      22 Moses was educated in all the wisdom of the Egyptians6 and was powerful in speech and action.

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