Genesis 15:13

13 Then the LORD said to Abram, "Know for certain 1that your offspring will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs and will be servants there, and 2they will be afflicted for 3four hundred years.

Genesis 15:13 In-Context

11 And when birds of prey came down on the carcasses, Abram drove them away.
12 As the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. And behold, dreadful and great darkness fell upon him.
13 Then the LORD said to Abram, "Know for certain that your offspring will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs and will be servants there, and they will be afflicted for four hundred years.
14 But I will bring judgment on the nation that they serve, and afterward they shall come out with great possessions.
15 As for yourself, you shall go to your fathers in peace; you shall be buried in a good old age.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Acts 7:6, 7
  • 2. Exodus 1:11, 12; Exodus 3:7
  • 3. Acts 7:6; [Exodus 12:40, 41; Galatians 3:17]
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