Parallel Verses

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;

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 and severe.

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.

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.

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 journeyeth, going on and journeying towards the south. 10 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; 11 and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance;



Cross References

Genesis 43:1

And the famine is severe in the land;

Genesis 26:1-3

And there is a famine in the land, besides the first famine which was in the days of Abraham, and Isaac goeth unto Abimelech king of the Philistines, to Gerar.

Genesis 42:5

And the sons of Israel come to buy in the midst of those coming, for the famine hath been in the land of Canaan,

Genesis 46:3-4

And He saith, 'I am God, God of thy father, be not afraid of going down to Egypt, for for a great nation I set thee there;

Genesis 47:13

And there is no bread in all the land, for the famine is very grievous, and the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan are feeble because of the famine;

Ruth 1:1

And it cometh to pass, in the days of the judging of the judges, that there is a famine in the land, and there goeth a man from Beth-Lehem-Judah to sojourn in the fields of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

2 Samuel 21:1

And there is a famine in the days of David three years, year after year, and David seeketh the face of Jehovah, and Jehovah saith, 'For Saul and for the bloody house, because that he put to death the Gibeonites.'

1 Kings 17:1-18

And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, saith unto Ahab, 'Jehovah, God of Israel, liveth, before whom I have stood, there is not these years dew and rain, except according to my word.'

2 Kings 4:38

And Elisha hath turned back to Gilgal, and the famine is in the land, and the sons of the prophets are sitting before him, and he saith to his young man, 'Set on the great pot, and boil pottage for the sons of the prophets.'

2 Kings 6:25

and there is a great famine in Samaria, and lo, they are laying siege to it, till the head of an ass is at eighty silverlings, and a forth of the cab of dovesdung at five silverlings.

2 Kings 7:1-8

And Elisha saith, 'Hear ye a word of Jehovah: thus said Jehovah, About this time to-morrow, a measure of fine flour is at a shekel, and two measures of barley at a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.'

2 Kings 8:1-2

And Elisha spake unto the woman whose son he had revived, saying, 'Rise and go, thou and thy household, and sojourn where thou dost sojourn, for Jehovah hath called for a famine, and also, it is coming unto the land seven years.'

Psalm 34:19

Many are the evils of the righteous, Out of them all doth Jehovah deliver him.

Psalm 105:13

And they go up and down, from nation unto nation, From a kingdom unto another people.

Psalm 107:34

A fruitful land becometh a barren place, For the wickedness of its inhabitants.

Jeremiah 14:1

That which hath been the word of Jehovah unto Jeremiah concerning the matters of the dearths:

John 16:33

these things I have spoken to you, that in me ye may have peace, in the world ye shall have tribulation, but take courage -- I have overcome the world.'

Acts 7:11

'And there came a dearth upon all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great tribulation, and our fathers were not finding sustenance,

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting to remain in the faith, and that through many tribulations it behoveth us to enter into the reign of God,

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