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Summary

Then spake Elisha unto the woman, whose son he had restored to life, saying, Arise, and go thou and thine household, and sojourn wheresoever thou canst sojourn: for the LORD hath called for a famine; and it shall also come upon the land seven years.

Whose son

Called for a famine

Bible References

Whose son

2 Kings 4:18
And when the child was grown, it fell on a day, that he went out to his father to the reapers.

Sojourn

Genesis 12:10
And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was sore in the land.
Genesis 26:1
And there was a famine in the land, besides the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines, unto Gerar.
Genesis 47:4
And they said unto Pharaoh, To sojourn in the land are we come; for there is no pasture for thy servants flocks; for the famine is sore in the land of Canaan: now therefore, we pray thee, let thy servants dwell in the land of Goshen.
Ruth 1:1
And it came to pass in the days when the judges judged, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

The lord

Genesis 41:25
And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, The dream of Pharaoh is one: what God is about to do he hath declared unto Pharaoh.
Leviticus 26:19
And I will break the pride of your power: and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass;
Deuteronomy 28:22
Jehovah will smite thee with consumption, and with fever, and with inflammation, and with fiery heat, and with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew; and they shall pursue thee until thou perish.
1 Kings 17:1
And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the sojourners of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As Jehovah, the God of Israel, liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.
1 Kings 18:2
And Elijah went to show himself unto Ahab. And the famine was sore in Samaria.
Psalm 105:16
And he called for a famine upon the land; He brake the whole staff of bread.
Psalm 107:34
A fruitful land into a salt desert, For the wickedness of them that dwell therein.
Haggai 1:11
And I called for a drought upon the land, and upon the mountains, and upon the grain, and upon the new wine, and upon the oil, and upon that which the ground bringeth forth, and upon men, and upon cattle, and upon all the labor of the hands.
Luke 21:11
and there shall be great earthquakes, and in divers places famines and pestilences; and there shall be terrors and great signs from heaven.
Acts 11:28
And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the Spirit that there should be a great famine over all the world: which came to pass in the days of Claudius.

Called for a famine

Jeremiah 25:29
For, lo, I begin to work evil at the city which is called by my name; and should ye be utterly unpunished? Ye shall not be unpunished; for I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, saith Jehovah of hosts.

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