Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And the famine was severe in the land.

New American Standard Bible

Now the famine was severe in the land.

King James Version

And the famine was sore 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

Now the famine was very severe in the land [of Canaan].

Bible in Basic English

Now the land was in bitter need of food.

Darby Translation

And the famine was grievous 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 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 severe in the land. 2 And it happened, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said to 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 stay there, for the famine was grievous in the land.

Genesis 18:13

And Jehovah said to Abraham, Why did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I, who am old, truly bear a child?

Genesis 41:54-57

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.

Genesis 42:5

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

Ecclesiastes 9:1-2

For all this I took to heart, even to make all this clear, that the righteous and the wise and their works are in the hand of God. No man knows either love or hatred by all that is before them.

Lamentations 5:10

Our skin is hot like an oven because of the fever heat of famine.

Acts 7:11-13

But a famine came over all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and a great affliction. And our fathers found no food.

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