Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

and the seven years of famine begin to come, as Joseph said, and famine is in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt hath been bread;

New American Standard Bible

and the seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said, then there was famine in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

King James Version

And the seven years of dearth began to come, according as Joseph had said: and the dearth was in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Holman Bible

and the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in every country, but throughout the land of Egypt there was food.

International Standard Version

the seven years of famine started, just as Joseph had predicted. It was an international famine, but there was food everywhere throughout the land of Egypt.

A Conservative Version

And the seven years of famine began to come, according as Joseph had said. And there was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

American Standard Version

And the seven years of famine began to come, according as Joseph had said: and there was famine in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Amplified

The seven years of scarcity and famine began to come, as Joseph had said they would; the famine was in all [the surrounding] lands, but in all of Egypt there was food.

Bible in Basic English

Then came the first of the seven years of need as Joseph had said: and in every other land they were short of food; but in the land of Egypt there was bread.

Darby Translation

and the seven years of the dearth began to come, according as Joseph had said. And there was dearth in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Julia Smith Translation

And the seven years of famine will begin to come, according to that Joseph said: and the famine will be in all the lands; and in all the land of Egypt was bread.

King James 2000

And the seven years of famine began to come, according as Joseph had said: and the famine was in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the seven years of famine began to come as Joseph had said. And there was famine in all of the countries, but in the land of Egypt there was food.

Modern King James verseion

And the seven years of famine began to come, according as Joseph had said. And the famine was in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

then came the seven years of dearth, according as Joseph had said. And the dearth was in all lands: but in the land of Egypt was there yet food.

NET Bible

Then the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had predicted. There was famine in all the other lands, but throughout the land of Egypt there was food.

New Heart English Bible

The seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

The Emphasized Bible

and the seven years of famine began to come in, according as Joseph had said, - and it came to pass that there was a famine in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt, there was bread.

Webster

And the seven years of dearth began to come, according as Joseph had said: and the dearth was in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

World English Bible

The seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the seven
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

of dearth
רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

to come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

and the dearth
רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

but in all the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

References

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Joseph In Charge Of Egypt

53 And the seven years of plenty are completed which have been in the land of Egypt, 54 and the seven years of famine begin to come, as Joseph said, and famine is in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt hath been bread; 55 and all the land of Egypt is famished, and the people crieth unto Pharaoh for bread, and Pharaoh saith to all the Egyptians, 'Go unto Joseph; that which he saith to you -- do.'



Cross References

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,

Genesis 45:11

and I have nourished thee there -- for yet are five years of famine -- lest thou become poor, thou and thy household, and all that thou hast.

Psalm 105:16

And He calleth a famine on the land, The whole staff of bread He hath broken.

Genesis 41:30

and seven years of famine have arisen after them, and all the plenty is forgotten in the land of Egypt, and the famine hath finished the land,

Genesis 41:3-4

and lo, seven other kine are coming up after them out of the River, of bad appearance, and lean in flesh, and they stand near the kine on the edge of the River,

Genesis 41:6-7

and lo, seven ears, thin, and blasted with an east wind, are springing up after them;

Genesis 41:27

and the seven thin and bad kine which are coming up after them are seven years, and the seven empty ears, blasted with an east wind, are seven years of famine;

Genesis 42:2

he saith also, 'Lo, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt, go down thither, and buy for us from thence, and we live and do not die;'

Genesis 42:5-6

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 43:1

And the famine is severe in the land;

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;

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