Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
When I break your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will bring back your bread in rationed amounts, so that you will eat and not be satisfied.
You shall bring out much seed to the field but you will gather in little, for the locust will consume it.
1 Kings 17:1
Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of
the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, “ As the Lord, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.”
1 Kings 18:2
So Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. Now the famine was severe in Samaria.
2 Kings 4:38
When Elisha returned to
Gilgal, there was a famine in the land. As the sons of the prophets were sitting before him, he said to his servant, “ Put on the large pot and boil stew for the sons of the prophets.”
2 Kings 6:25
There was a great
famine in Samaria; and behold, they besieged it, until a donkey’s head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and a fourth of a kab of dove’s dung for five shekels of silver.
2 Kings 8:1
Elisha spoke to the woman whose son he had restored to life, saying, “Arise and go with your household, and sojourn wherever you can sojourn; for the Lord has called for a famine, and it will even come on the land for seven years.”
Behold now, I have stretched out My hand against you and diminished your rations. And I delivered you up to the desire of those who hate you, the
daughters of the Philistines, who are ashamed of your lewd conduct.