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Acts 7:16-17

7:16 and their bones 1  were later moved to Shechem and placed in the tomb that Abraham had bought for a certain sum of money 2  from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.

7:17 “But as the time drew near for God to fulfill the promise he had declared to Abraham, 3  the people increased greatly in number 4  in Egypt,

1 tn “and they.”

2 sn See Gen 49:29-32.

3 tn Grk “But as the time for the fulfillment of the promise drew near that God had declared to Abraham.” The order of the clauses has been rearranged to improve English style. See vv. 6-7 above.

4 tn Grk “the people increased and multiplied.”

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