Parallel Verses

King James Version

And the famine was sore in the land.

New American Standard Bible

Now the famine was severe in the land.

Holman Bible

Now the famine in the land was severe.

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, the famine remained severe throughout the region.

A Conservative Version

And the famine was severe in the land.

American Standard Version

And the famine was sore in the land.

Amplified

But the hunger and destitution and starvation were very severe and extremely distressing in the land [Canaan].

Bible in Basic English

Now the land was in bitter need of food.

Darby Translation

And the famine was grievous in the land.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the famine was sore in the land.

Julia Smith Translation

And the famine was heavy upon the earth.

King James 2000

And the famine was severe in the land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the famine in the land [was] severe.

Modern King James verseion

And the famine was severe in the land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the dearth waxed sore in the land.

NET Bible

Now the famine was severe in the land.

New Heart English Bible

The famine was severe in the land.

The Emphasized Bible

But the famine, was severe in the land.

Webster

And the famine was severe in the land.

World English Bible

The famine was severe in the land.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the famine is severe in the land;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the famine
רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

Verse Info

Context Readings

Joseph's Brothers Return To Egypt

1 And the famine was sore in the land. 2 And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy us a little food.


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 grievous in the land.

Genesis 18:13

And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?

Genesis 41:54-57

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.

Genesis 42:5

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

Ecclesiastes 9:1-2

For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knoweth either love or hatred by all that is before them.

Lamentations 5:10

Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.

Acts 7:11-13

Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.

Jump To Previous

Jump To Next

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain