Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And the sons of Israel came to buy among those who came, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

New American Standard Bible

So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those who were coming, for the famine was in the land of Canaan also.

King James Version

And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Holman Bible

The sons of Israel were among those who came to buy grain, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

International Standard Version

Israel's sons went in a caravan that included others who were going to Egypt to buy grain, because the famine pervaded the land of Canaan, too.

American Standard Version

And the sons of Israel came to buy among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Amplified

So the sons of Israel came [to Egypt] to buy grain along with the others who were coming, for famine was in the land of Canaan also.

Bible in Basic English

And the sons of Israel came with all the others to get grain: for they were very short of food in the land of Canaan.

Darby Translation

So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those that came; for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Julia Smith Translation

And the sons of Israel will come to buy in the midst of those coming; for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

King James 2000

And the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

And the sons of Israel came to buy among those that came, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among other that came, for there was dearth also in the land of Canaan.

NET Bible

So Israel's sons came to buy grain among the other travelers, for the famine was severe in the land of Canaan.

New Heart English Bible

The children of Israel came to buy among those who came, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus came in the sons of Israel, to buy corn in the midst of them that came - for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Webster

And the sons of Israel came to buy corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

World English Bible

The sons of Israel came to buy among those who came, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505


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

to buy
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 21

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419


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

for the famine
רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

was in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Context Readings

Joseph's Brothers Go To Egypt For Food

4 But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob did not send with his brothers, for he said, Lest perhaps harm befall him. 5 And the sons of Israel came to buy among those who came, for the famine was in the land of Canaan. 6 And Joseph was the governor over the land. It was he who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph's brothers came, and bowed down themselves to him with their faces to the earth.


Cross References

Genesis 12:10

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.

Genesis 41:57

And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph to buy grain, because the famine was severe on all the earth.

Acts 7:11

Now a famine came on all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction, and our fathers found no sustenance.

Genesis 26:1

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

Acts 11:28

And one of them named Agabus, after standing up, signified by the Spirit there was going be a great famine in the whole world, which also happened under Claudius Caesar.

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