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Deuteronomy 26:5

Overview - Deuteronomy 26
The confession of him that offers the basket of first-fruits.
12 The prayer of him that gives his third year's tithes.
16 The covenant between God and his people.
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Deuteronomy 26:5  (King James Version)
And thou shalt speak and say before the LORD thy God, A Syrian ready to perish was my father, and he went down into Egypt, and sojourned there with a few, and became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous:
 


A Syrian
Jacob being called a Syrian from his long residence in Padan-aram.
Genesis 24:4 ; 25:20 28:5 Genesis 31:20 Genesis 31:24 Hosea 12:12

ready
Genesis 27:41 ; 31:40 Genesis 43:1 Genesis 43:2 Genesis 43:12 Genesis 45:7 Genesis 45:11 Isaiah 51:1 Isaiah 51:2

he went down
Genesis 46:1-7 ; Psalms 105:23 Psalms 105:24 ; Acts 7:15

a few
7:7 Genesis 46:27 ; Exodus 1:5

became
10:22 Genesis 47:27 ; Exodus 1:7 Exodus 1:12
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