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

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Lamentations 3:4
He has caused my flesh and my skin to waste away,
He has broken my bones.
Lamentations 4:8
Their appearance is blacker than soot,
They are not recognized in the streets;
Their skin is shriveled on their bones,
It is withered, it has become like wood.
Job 30:30
“My skin turns black on me,
And my bones burn with fever.
Psalm 119:83
Though I have become like a wineskin in the smoke,
I do not forget Your statutes.

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Genesis 43:1
Now the famine was severe in the land.