Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 kept moving on}, toward the Negev. 10 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. 11 And it happened [that] as he drew near to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife, "Look now, I know that you are a woman beautiful of appearance,



Cross References

Genesis 43:1

Now the famine in the land [was] severe.

Genesis 26:1-3

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

Genesis 42:5

Then the sons of Israel went to buy grain amid those [other people] who went [as well], for there was famine in the land of Canaan.

Genesis 46:3-4

Then he said, "I [am] the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there.

Genesis 47:13

Now there was no food in all the land, for the famine [was] very severe. And the land of Egypt languished, with the land of Canaan, on account of the famine.

Ruth 1:1

And it happened in the days [when] {the judges ruled}, there was a famine in the land, and a man from Bethlehem [of] Judah went {to reside} in the countryside of Moab--he and his wife and his two sons.

2 Samuel 21:1

There [was] a famine in the days of David [for] three years, year after year. And David {inquired of Yahweh}, and Yahweh said, "The bloodguilt [is] on Saul and on his household, because he killed the Gibeonites."

1 Kings 17:1-18

Elijah the Tishbite from Tishbe of Gilead said to Ahab, "{As Yahweh lives}, the God of Israel before whom I stand, there shall surely not be dew nor rain these years {except by my command}."

2 Kings 4:38

So Elisha returned to Gilgal. Now the famine [was] in the land, and the sons of the prophets were sitting before him. He said to his servant, put on the large pot and cook a stew for the sons of the prophets.

2 Kings 6:25

There was a great famine in Samaria, and behold, a siege [was] against it, until the head of a donkey [went] for eighty shekels of silver, and one fourth of the measure of the dung of doves [went] for five shekels of silver.

2 Kings 7:1-8

Elisha said, "Hear the word of Yahweh: 'Thus says Yahweh, "At this time tomorrow a seah of wheat bread flour [will sell] for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel in the gate of Samaria.'"

2 Kings 8:1-2

Elisha spoke to the woman whose son he had restored to life, saying, "Get up and go, you and your household, and dwell as an alien wherever you can, for Yahweh has called for a famine, and it will come to the land [for] seven years."

Psalm 34:19

Many [are the] distresses of [the] righteous, but Yahweh delivers him out of them all.

Psalm 105:13

and they wandered about {among the nations}, from [one] kingdom to another people,

Psalm 107:34

a fruitful land into a salty place, because of the evil of its inhabitants.

Jeremiah 14:1

[That] which came [as] the word of Yahweh to Jeremiah concerning the matter of the severe drought.

John 16:33

I have said these [things] to you so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have affliction, but have courage! I have conquered the world."

Acts 7:11

And a famine came over all Egypt and Canaan and great affliction, and our fathers could not find food.

Acts 14:22

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging [them] to continue in the faith and [saying], "Through many persecutions it is necessary [for] us to enter into the kingdom of God."

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