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825 B

They were fruitful and multiplied greatly

The word "multiplied" explains how they were "fruitful." AT: "They had very many children" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-doublet)

were fruitful

Here "fruitful" means to prosper or to have children. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-idiom)

seventeen years

"17 years" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-numbers)

so the years of Jacob's life were one hundred forty-seven years

"so Jacob lived to be 147 years old" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-numbers)


  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/jacob
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/goshen
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/possess
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/fruit
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/multiply
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/biblicaltimeyear