Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years.
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George Leo Haydock
Egypt. Samaritan and Septuagint add, "and in the land of Chanaan, they and their fathers "dating from the departure of Abraham from Haran in his 75th year; from which period, till Jacob's going into Egypt, 215 years elapsed. Kennicott produces this instance, as a proof that the Hebrew text is defective: Dis. 1. p. 399. Josephus, ii. 15; St. Augustine, q. 47. and others, admit this addition as genuine; which, however we have observed on Genesis, is rejected by Ayrolus, Tournemine (Haydock)