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Now when Jacob saw that there was food in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why are ye looking upon one another?
But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God thought it out unto good, to bring to pass that which we see this day, to give life to many people.
lest those of the land from which thou didst bring us out say, Because the LORD was not able to bring them into the land which he promised them or because he hated them, he has brought them out to slay them in the wilderness.
Moreover he called for a famine upon the land; he broke the whole staff of bread.
In all lands
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.