The people of God had been in Egyptian captivity for 430 years. In Genesis 15:13,14: “And God said unto Abram, know for sure that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs and shall serve them; and they will afflict them four hundred years.”
God is speaking to Abram of what will happen to the Hebrews in the future because of their idolatry. Exodus 12:40,41 is more specific in the time of enslavement of the Hebrews by the Egyptians, it was for 430 years. God had communed wit...
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