24 The Lord made his people very fruitful;
    he made them too numerous(A) for their foes,
25 whose hearts he turned(B) to hate his people,
    to conspire(C) against his servants.

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17 “As the time drew near for God to fulfill his promise to Abraham, the number of our people in Egypt had greatly increased.(A) 18 Then ‘a new king, to whom Joseph meant nothing, came to power in Egypt.’[a](B) 19 He dealt treacherously with our people and oppressed our ancestors by forcing them to throw out their newborn babies so that they would die.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 7:18 Exodus 1:8

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