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And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.

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Genesis 26:1
And there came to be a famine in the land, besides the first famine which happened in the days of Abraham, - so Isaac went his way unto Abimelech, king of the Philistines towards Gerar;
Genesis 42:5
Thus came in the sons of Israel, to buy corn in the midst of them that came - for the famine was in the land of Canaan.
Genesis 43:1
But the famine, was severe in the land.
Genesis 47:13
But, bread, was there none in all the land, - for the famine was, very severe, - so that the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan fainted by reason of the famine,
Ruth 1:1
And it came to pass, in the days when the Judges administered justice, that there was a famine in the land, - and so a certain man went his way, out of Bethlehem-judah to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.
2 Samuel 21:1
And there came to be a famine, in the days of David, for three years, year after year, so then David sought the face of Yahweh, - and Yahweh said - It respecteth Saul and his house, as to bloodshed, in that he put to death the Gibeonites.
2 Kings 4:38
Now, Elisha, returned to Gilgal, and there was, a famine, in the land, and, the sons of the prophets, being seated before him, he said to his young man - Put on the large pot, and boil a mess of food, for the sons of the prophets.
2 Kings 6:25
And there came to be, a great famine, in Samaria, and lo! they continued the siege against it, - until an ass's head was sold for eighty pieces of silver, and one pint of dove's dung for five pieces of silver.
2 Kings 7:1
Then said Elisha - Hear ye the word of Yahweh, - Thus, saith Yahweh - About this time to-morrow, a measure of fine meal for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.
Psalm 34:19
Many are the misfortunes of the righteous, But, out of them all, doth Yahweh rescue him.
Psalm 107:34
A Land of Fruit, into a waste of salt, For the wickedness of them who dwell therein.
Jeremiah 14:1
So much of the word of Yahweh as came unto Jeremiah, concerning the matter of the drought: -
John 16:33
These things, have I spoken unto you, that, in me, ye may have, peace: In the world, ye have, tribulation; but be taking courage, - I, have overcome the world.
Acts 7:11
And there came a famine upon all Egypt and Canaan, and great tribulation, and our fathers could not find pasture.
Acts 14:22
confirming the souls of the disciples, beseeching them to abide in the faith, and declaring that, through many tribulations, must we enter into the kingdom of God.


Genesis 26:2
and Yahweh appeared unto him, and said, do not go down towards Egypt, - Make thy habitation in the land, which I may name unto thee:
Genesis 43:1
But the famine, was severe in the land.
Genesis 46:3
And he said - Behold me! And he said: I, am GOD himself, the God of thy father, - Be not afraid of going down to Egypt, seeing that for a great nation, will I plant thee there.
2 Kings 8:1
Now, Elisha, had spoken unto the woman whose son he had restored to life, saying - Arise, and take thy journey, thou and thy household, and sojourn wheresoever thou canst sojourn, for Yahweh hath called for a famine, moreover also, it is coming upon the land seven years.
Psalm 105:13
And they wandered from nation to nation, From a kingdom, to another people.