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And God spake on this wise, That his seed should sojourn in a strange land; and that they should bring them into bondage, and entreat them evil four hundred years.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

7:6 four hundred years. Genesis 15:13 also says 400 years, whereas Exodus 12:40 and Galatians 3:17 say this period was 430 years. Probably the Israelites were treated well for the first thirty years, then evil, as Stephen says, for four hundred years.

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