Ruth 1:1

And it happened in the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to live in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons.

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 26:1

And there was a famine in the land, besides the famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines to Gerar.

Genesis 43:1

And the famine was severe in the land.

Judges 17:8

And the man went out of the city from Bethlehem-judah to live where he could find a place. And he came to Mount Ephraim to the house of Micah, as he journeyed.

Psalm 105:16

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

Leviticus 26:19

And I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your heaven like iron and your earth like bronze.

Deuteronomy 28:23-24

And your heavens over your head shall be bronze, and the earth that is under you iron.

Deuteronomy 28:38

You shall carry much seed out into the field, and shall gather little in, for the locust shall eat it.

Judges 2:16-18

But Jehovah raised up judges who delivered them out of the hand of those who spoiled them.

Judges 12:8

And after him Ibzan of Bethlehem judged Israel.

Judges 19:1-2

And it happened in those days, no king being in Israel, there was a certain Levite residing on the far side of Mount Ephraim, who took to him a concubine out of Bethlehem-judah.

2 Samuel 21:1

And there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year. And David inquired of Jehovah. And Jehovah answered, For Saul, and for his bloody house, because he killed the Gibeonites.

1 Kings 17:1-12

And Elijah the Tishbite, of the sojourners of Gilead, said to Ahab, As Jehovah, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, except according to my word.

1 Kings 18:2

And Elijah went to be seen himself to Ahab. And there was a great famine in Samaria.

2 Kings 8:1-2

And Elisha spoke to the woman whose son he had restored to life, saying, Arise and go, you and your household, and live wherever you can live. For Jehovah has called for a famine. And it shall also come on the land seven years.

Psalm 107:34

a fruitful land to a salty desert, because of the wickedness of those who dwell in it.

Jeremiah 14:1

The Word of Jehovah that came to Jeremiah concerning the matter of droughts.

Ezekiel 14:13

Son of man, when a land sins against Me by traitorous betraying, then I will stretch out My hand on it, and will break the staff of its bread, and will send famine on it, and will cut off man and beast from it.

Ezekiel 14:21

For so says the Lord Jehovah: How much more when I send My four evil judgments on Jerusalem, the sword, and the famine, and the destroying beast, and the plague, to cut off man and beast from it.

Joel 1:10-11

The field is wasted; the land mourns, for the grain is wasted. The new wine is dried up; the oil tree droops.

Joel 1:16-20

Is not the food cut off before our eyes, and joy and gladness from the house of our God?

Amos 4:6

And I also have given you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and lack of bread in all your places, and you have not returned to Me, says Jehovah.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

General references

Bible References

The judges

Judges 2:16
But Jehovah raised up judges who delivered them out of the hand of those who spoiled them.
Judges 12:8
And after him Ibzan of Bethlehem judged Israel.

A famine

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 26:1
And there was a famine in the land, besides the famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines to Gerar.
Genesis 43:1
And the famine was severe in the land.
Leviticus 26:19
And I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your heaven like iron and your earth like bronze.
Deuteronomy 28:23
And your heavens over your head shall be bronze, and the earth that is under you iron.
2 Samuel 21:1
And there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year. And David inquired of Jehovah. And Jehovah answered, For Saul, and for his bloody house, because he killed the Gibeonites.
1 Kings 17:1
And Elijah the Tishbite, of the sojourners of Gilead, said to Ahab, As Jehovah, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, except according to my word.
1 Kings 18:2
And Elijah went to be seen himself to Ahab. And there was a great famine in Samaria.
2 Kings 8:1
And Elisha spoke to the woman whose son he had restored to life, saying, Arise and go, you and your household, and live wherever you can live. For Jehovah has called for a famine. And it shall also come on the land seven years.
Psalm 105:16
And He called for a famine on the land; He broke the whole staff of bread.
Psalm 107:34
a fruitful land to a salty desert, because of the wickedness of those who dwell in it.
Jeremiah 14:1
The Word of Jehovah that came to Jeremiah concerning the matter of droughts.
Ezekiel 14:13
Son of man, when a land sins against Me by traitorous betraying, then I will stretch out My hand on it, and will break the staff of its bread, and will send famine on it, and will cut off man and beast from it.
Joel 1:10
The field is wasted; the land mourns, for the grain is wasted. The new wine is dried up; the oil tree droops.
Amos 4:6
And I also have given you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and lack of bread in all your places, and you have not returned to Me, says Jehovah.

General references

Matthew 2:5
And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judea. For so it is written by the prophet,