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Who knows one hundred ninety?

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We also left Mitzrayim בחצי הלילה which = 190

When we left we took along הכסף והזהב which = 190

We left to eventually reach כנען which = 190

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190 is the gimatriya of קדמא ואזלא and also of קץ, both allusions (I forget where I've seen them) to the 190 years fewer the Jews were in Egypt than promised.

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The GR"A, maybe? –  Isaac Moses Feb 17 '11 at 16:45

Reportedly, 190 Jews were arrested during the escape by sea from Denmark to Sweden.

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190 years after Yitzchok was born, Yaakov arrived in Mitzrayim.

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