Parallel Bible results for Acts 7:9-19

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Acts 7:9-19

NIV 9 "Because the patriarchs were jealous of Joseph, they sold him as a slave into Egypt. But God was with him NIV 9 "Because the patriarchs were jealous of Joseph, they sold him as a slave into Egypt. But God was with him NIV 10 and rescued him from all his troubles. He gave Joseph wisdom and enabled him to gain the goodwill of Pharaoh king of Egypt; so he made him ruler over Egypt and all his palace. NIV 10 and rescued him from all his troubles. He gave Joseph wisdom and enabled him to gain the goodwill of Pharaoh king of Egypt; so he made him ruler over Egypt and all his palace. NIV 11 "Then a famine struck all Egypt and Canaan, bringing great suffering, and our fathers could not find food. NIV 11 "Then a famine struck all Egypt and Canaan, bringing great suffering, and our fathers could not find food. NIV 12 When Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent our fathers on their first visit. NIV 12 When Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent our fathers on their first visit. NIV 13 On their second visit, Joseph told his brothers who he was, and Pharaoh learned about Joseph's family. NIV 13 On their second visit, Joseph told his brothers who he was, and Pharaoh learned about Joseph's family. NIV 14 After this, Joseph sent for his father Jacob and his whole family, seventy-five in all. NIV 14 After this, Joseph sent for his father Jacob and his whole family, seventy-five in all. NIV 15 Then Jacob went down to Egypt, where he and our fathers died. NIV 15 Then Jacob went down to Egypt, where he and our fathers died. NIV 16 Their bodies were brought back to Shechem and placed in the tomb that Abraham had bought from the sons of Hamor at Shechem for a certain sum of money. NIV 16 Their bodies were brought back to Shechem and placed in the tomb that Abraham had bought from the sons of Hamor at Shechem for a certain sum of money. NIV 17 "As the time drew near for God to fulfill his promise to Abraham, the number of our people in Egypt greatly increased. NIV 17 "As the time drew near for God to fulfill his promise to Abraham, the number of our people in Egypt greatly increased. NIV 18 Then another king, who knew nothing about Joseph, became ruler of Egypt. NIV 18 Then another king, who knew nothing about Joseph, became ruler of Egypt. NIV 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. NIV 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.