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For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet there are five years, in the which there shall neither be earing nor harvest.

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Bible References

Two years

Genesis 41:29
Be advised that seven years of phenomenal abundance are coming throughout all the land of Egypt,
Genesis 47:18
The following year, they came to him and reminded him, "We won't hide from you, your Excellency, that we've spent all of our money, and that our livestock all belong to you. There's nothing left to trade with you, your Excellency, except our bodies and our territories.


Genesis 47:23
After this, Joseph addressed the people. "Pay attention," he said. "I've bought you and your land for Pharaoh today, in exchange for seed for you. Now go sow the land.
Exodus 34:21
"For six days you are to work, but on the seventh day you are to rest; even during plowing time and harvest you are to rest.
Deuteronomy 21:4
and are to lead the heifer to a flowing stream in a valley that has never been tilled or planted. They are to break the heifer's neck there.
1 Samuel 8:12
He will appoint his officers over thousands and officers over fifties some will plow his fields, reap his harvest, and craft his war implements and equipment for his chariots.
Isaiah 30:24
and oxen and donkeys that work the ground will eat seasoned fodder that workers will winnow with shovels and forks.

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Acts 7:11
"But a famine spread throughout Egypt and Canaan, and with it great suffering, and our ancestors couldn't find any food.
Philemon 1:15
15Perhaps this is why he was separated from you for a while, so that you could have him back forever,

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