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

Read Acts 7:17 Using Other Translations

But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
"But as the time of the promise drew near, which God had granted to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt
“As the time drew near when God would fulfill his promise to Abraham, the number of our people in Egypt greatly increased.