Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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
Behold, seven years coming of great plenty, in all the land of Egypt
Genesis 47:18
And that year will be ended, and they will come to him in the second year, and will say to him, We will not hide from my lord if the silver was spent; and the possession of the cattle to my lord; and there was not left before my lord except but our bodies and our lands.


Genesis 47:23
And Joseph will say to the people, Behold, I bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh: lo, seed for you, and sow ye the land.
Exodus 34:21
Six days thou shalt work, and in the seventh day thou shalt cease: and in ploughing and in harvest thou shalt cease.
Deuteronomy 21:4
And the old men of that city brought down the heifer to a perennial valley which shall not be worked in it, and shall not be sown, and they break there the neck of the heifer in the valley;
1 Samuel 8:12
And to set to himself captains of thousands and captains of fifties; and to plough his ploughing and to reap his harvest, and to do all his fighting and all his chariots.
Isaiah 30:24
And the oxen and the young asses working the land shall eat salted provender which was winnowed with the fan and by the winnower.

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Acts 7:11
And a famine came upon the whole land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great pressure: and our fathers found no food.
Philemon 1:15
For perhaps therefore he was separated for a time, that thou mightest receive him forever;