Parallel Verses

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,

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 and Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob hath not sent with his brethren, for he said, 'Lest mischief meet him.' 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, 6 and Joseph is the ruler over the land, he who is selling to all the people of the land, and Joseph's brethren come and bow themselves to him -- face to the earth.


Cross References

Genesis 12:10

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;

Genesis 41:57

and all the earth hath come to Egypt, to buy, unto Joseph, for the famine was severe in all the earth.

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 26:1

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.

Acts 11:28

and one of them, by name Agabus, having stood up, did signify through the Spirit a great dearth is about to be throughout all the world -- which also came to pass in the time of Claudius Caesar --

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