Then saw Jacob that there was corn in Egypt, - and Jacob said to his sons, Wherefore look ye one at another?
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.
All the earth also, came in to Egypt to buy corn, unto Joseph, - because the famine had laid fast hold on an the earth.
And he said, Lo I have heard that there is corn in Egypt, - Go down thither and buy corn for us from thence, that we may live and not die.
Then did the overseers of the sons of Israel see themselves to be in an evil case, when it was said, - Ye shall not diminish from your bricks - the task of a day, in its day
And, all the people, were witnessing the voices and the torches, and the sound of the horn, and the mountain smoking, - so then the people were struck with awe and shrank back, and stood afar off.
And Yahweh said unto Joshua - Get thee up! wherefore is it that thou art lying upon thy face?
And, when he saw that , he arose, and went for his life, and came to Beer-sheba, which belongeth to Judah, - and left his servant there.
And it came to pass, at the end of seven years, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines, - and she went forth to make outcry unto the king, concerning her house and concerning her field.
Why are, well sitting still? Gather yourselves together and let us enter the defenced cities And let us be silent there, - For, Yahweh our God, hath put us to silence And made us drink poisoned water, Because we have sinned against Yahweh.
When Ephraim, saw, his injury, and Judah his wound, then went Ephraim unto Assyria, and Judah sent unto a hostile king, - yet, he, cannot heal you, nor will the wound, remove from you.