Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Galatians 3:17 in English Standard Version "This is what I mean: the law, which came 430 years afterward, does not annul a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to make the promise void." Ge 15:13 Then the Lord said to Abram, “Know for certain that your offspring will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs and will be servants there, and they will be afflicted for four hundred years. Ex 12:40 The time that the people of Israel lived in Egypt was 430 years. Ac 7:6 And God spoke to this effect—that his offspring would be sojourners in a land belonging to others, who would enslave them and afflict them four hundred years. Ro 4:14 For if it is the adherents of the law who are to be the heirs, faith is null and the promise is void.