15 Our ancestors went down into Egypt,(A) and we lived there many years.(B) The Egyptians mistreated(C) us and our ancestors,

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Then you shall declare before the Lord your God: “My father was a wandering(A) Aramean,(B) and he went down into Egypt with a few people(C) and lived there and became a great nation,(D) powerful and numerous.

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and to Isaac I gave Jacob and Esau.(A) I assigned the hill country of Seir(B) to Esau, but Jacob and his family went down to Egypt.(C)

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23 Then Israel entered Egypt;(A)
    Jacob resided(B) as a foreigner in the land of Ham.(C)

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For this is what the Sovereign Lord says:

“At first my people went down to Egypt(A) to live;
    lately, Assyria(B) has oppressed them.

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15 Then Jacob went down to Egypt, where he and our ancestors died.(A)

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