Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He called for a famine on the land. He destroyed the food supplies.

New American Standard Bible

And He called for a famine upon the land;
He broke the whole staff of bread.

King James Version

Moreover he called for a famine upon the land: he brake the whole staff of bread.

Holman Bible

He called down famine against the land
and destroyed the entire food supply.

International Standard Version

He declared a famine on the land; destroying the entire food supply.

A Conservative Version

And he called for a famine upon the land. He broke the whole staff of bread.

American Standard Version

And he called for a famine upon the land; He brake the whole staff of bread.

Amplified


And He called for a famine upon the land [of Egypt];
He cut off every source of bread.

Bible in Basic English

And he took away all food from the land, so that the people were without bread.

Darby Translation

And he called for a famine upon the land; he broke the whole staff of bread.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will call a famine upon the land: he broke all the support of bread.

King James 2000

Moreover he called for a famine upon the land: he broke every staff of bread.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he called for a famine upon the land; he broke every {supply} of bread.

Modern King James verseion

And He called for a famine on the land; He broke the whole staff of bread.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover he called for a dearth upon the land, and destroyed all the provision of bread.

NET Bible

He called down a famine upon the earth; he cut off all the food supply.

New Heart English Bible

He called for a famine on the land. He destroyed the food supplies.

The Emphasized Bible

Then called he a famine over the and, All the staff of bread, he brake;

Webster

Moreover he called for a famine upon the land: he broke the whole staff of bread.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He calleth a famine on the land, The whole staff of bread He hath broken.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

upon the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

he brake
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

the whole staff
מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
Usage: 251

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Work On Behalf Of Israel

15 "Don't touch my anointed ones! Do my prophets no harm!" 16 He called for a famine on the land. He destroyed the food supplies. 17 He sent a man before them. Joseph was sold for a slave.


Cross References

Genesis 41:54

The seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Leviticus 26:26

When I break your staff of bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver your bread again by weight: and you shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Isaiah 3:1

For, behold, the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, takes away from Jerusalem and from Judah supply and support, the whole supply of bread, and the whole supply of water;

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover he said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with fearfulness; and they shall drink water by measure, and in dismay:

2 Kings 8:1

Now Elisha had spoken to the woman, whose son he had restored to life, saying, "Arise, and go, you and your household, and stay for a while wherever you can; for Yahweh has called for a famine. It shall also come on the land seven years."

Psalm 104:15

wine that makes glad the heart of man, oil to make his face to shine, and bread that strengthens man's heart.

Genesis 41:25-32

Joseph said to Pharaoh, "The dream of Pharaoh is one. What God is about to do he has declared to Pharaoh.

Genesis 42:5-6

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

Genesis 47:13

There was no bread in all the land; for the famine was very severe, so that the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan fainted by reason of the famine.

Genesis 47:19

Why should we die before your eyes, both we and our land? Buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants to Pharaoh. Give us seed, that we may live, and not die, and that the land won't be desolate."

Amos 3:6

Does the trumpet alarm sound in a city, without the people being afraid? Does evil happen to a city, and Yahweh hasn't done it?

Amos 7:1-4

Thus the Lord Yahweh showed me: and behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and behold, it was the latter growth after the king's harvest.

Haggai 1:10-11

Therefore for your sake the heavens withhold the dew, and the earth withholds its fruit.

Haggai 2:17

I struck you with blight, mildew, and hail in all the work of your hands; yet you didn't turn to me,' says Yahweh.

Matthew 8:8-9

The centurion answered, "Lord, I'm not worthy for you to come under my roof. Just say the word, and my servant will be healed.

Acts 7:11

Now a famine came over all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction. Our fathers found no food.

Revelation 6:8

And behold, a pale horse, and he who sat on it, his name was Death. Hades followed with him. Authority over one fourth of the earth, to kill with the sword, with famine, with death, and by the wild animals of the earth was given to him.

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