Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was grievous in the land.

New American Standard Bible

Now there was a famine in the land; so Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

There was a famine in the land, so Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine in the land was severe.

International Standard Version

There was a famine in the land, so Abram went down to Egypt to live because the famine was so severe.

A Conservative Version

And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

Now there was a famine in the land, and Abram went down into Egypt to live temporarily, for the famine in the land was oppressive (intense and grievous).

Bible in Basic English

And because there was little food to be had in that land, he went down into Egypt.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And there shall be a famine in the land; and Abram will go down to Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was strong in the land.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down to Egypt to dwell as an alien there, for the famine was severe in the land.

Modern King James verseion

And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down into Egypt to stay there, for the famine was grievous in the land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

After this there came a dearth in the land. And Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there, for the dearth was sore in the land.

NET Bible

There was a famine in the land, so Abram went down to Egypt to stay for a while because the famine was severe.

New Heart English Bible

There was a famine in the land. Abram went down into Egypt to live as a foreigner there, for the famine was severe in the land.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass that there was a famine, in the land, - so Abram went down towards Egypt, to sojourn there, because grievous, was the famine in the land.

Webster

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

World English Bible

There was a famine in the land. Abram went down into Egypt to live as a foreigner there, for the famine was severe in the land.

Youngs Literal Translation

And there is a famine in the land, and Abram goeth down towards Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine is grievous in the land;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and Abram
H87
אברם 
'Abram 
Usage: 61

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

References

Context Readings

Abram In Egypt

9 And Abram moved onward, going on still toward the south. 10 And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was grievous in the land. 11 And it came to pass when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a woman fair to look upon.



Cross References

Genesis 43:1

And the famine was grievous in the land.

Genesis 26:1-3

And there was a famine in the land, besides the former famine which had been in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Abimelech the king of the Philistines, to Gerar.

Genesis 42:5

So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those that came; for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Genesis 46:3-4

And he said, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down to Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation.

Genesis 47:13

And there was no bread in all the land; for the famine was very grievous; and the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan were exhausted through the famine.

Ruth 1:1

And it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man went from Bethlehem-Judah, to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

2 Samuel 21:1

And there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David inquired of Jehovah. And Jehovah said, It is for Saul, and for his house of blood, because he slew the Gibeonites.

1 Kings 17:1-18

And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, As Jehovah the God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, except by my word.

2 Kings 4:38

And Elisha came again to Gilgal. And there was a famine in the land; and the sons of the prophets were sitting before him. And he said to his servant, Set on the great pot, and boil pottage for the sons of the prophets.

2 Kings 6:25

And there was a great famine in Samaria; and behold, they besieged it, until an ass's head was worth eighty silver-pieces, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung five silver-pieces.

2 Kings 7:1-8

And Elisha said, Hear the word of Jehovah. Thus saith Jehovah: To-morrow about this time shall the measure of fine flour be at a shekel, and two measures of barley at a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.

2 Kings 8:1-2

And Elisha had spoken to the woman whose son he had restored to life, saying, Rise up and go, thou and thy household, and sojourn wheresoever thou canst sojourn; for Jehovah has called for a famine, and it shall also come upon the land for seven years.

Psalm 34:19

Many are the adversities of the righteous, but Jehovah delivereth him out of them all:

Psalm 105:13

And they went from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another people.

Psalm 107:34

A fruitful land into a plain of salt, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.

Jeremiah 14:1

The word of Jehovah that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought.

John 16:33

These things have I spoken to you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye have tribulation; but be of good courage: I have overcome the world.

Acts 7:11

But a famine came upon all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great distress, and our fathers found no food.

Acts 14:22

establishing the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to abide in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

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