Levi to Moses

And thou [Abram] shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age. But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: Genesis 15:15,16

All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of his loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls were threescore and six; And the sons of Joseph, which were born him in Egypt, were two souls: all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, were threescore and ten. Genesis 46: 26, 27

And these are the names of the sons of

Levi [1st generation] according to their generations; Gershon, and

Kohath [2nd generation] and Merari: and the years of the life of Levi were an hundred thirty and seven years. And the sons of Kohath;

Amram [3rd generation], and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel: and the years of the life of Kohath were an hundred thirty and three years. And the sons of Merari; Mahali and Mushi: these are the families of Levi according to their generations. And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and

Moses [4th generation]: and the years of the life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and seven years. Exodus 6:16,18,19b, 20

The sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. And the sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel. And the children of Amram; Aaron, and Moses, and Miriam.

1 Chronicles 6:1-3

And the name of Amram's wife was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom her mother bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto Amram Aaron and Moses, and Miriam their sister. Numbers 26:59

And the dwelling of the sons of Israel, which they dwelt in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, they and their fathers -- four hundred thirty years. Exodus 12:40 Septuagint LXX, Apostolic Bible Polyglot

And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the self same day it came to pass, that all the hosts of Hâiâh went out from the land of Egypt. Exodus 12:41 (NRKJV)


A total of two hundred and fifteen years in Egypt.

At the Census of Israel's families with an approximate growth rate average of 5.44 males per generation (excluding Levi) from the time of Jacob's arrival with a total number of seventy.
The average family would have to have had approximately 54.4 males, per generation,over the four generations, to achieve a total 603,550, which would not be achievable.
Looking at those families given: Joseph - two sons; Levi's - three sons; Kohath - four sons; Amram - two sons - Aaron and Moses.
Someone must have added a zero to the numbers along the way. Actual number would be 60,355 plus Levi; plus the mixed multitude. Total numbers with women and children would probably be in the 300,000 to 400,000 range, which still is a substantial number. This amount of people could have camped at Nueiba Beach or at the base of Mt. Sinai.

And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance. And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age. But in the fourth generation [important confirming fact] they shall come hither again: Genesis 15:14-16a

Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Messiah. And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of Alohim in Messiah, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after [important confirming fact]. cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect. For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but Alohim gave it to Abraham by promise. Galations 3:16-19

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