Ruth 1:1

It happened in the days when the judges judged, that there was a famine in the land. 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

There was a famine in the land. Abram went down into Egypt to live as a foreigner there, for the famine was severe in the land.

Genesis 26:1

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

Genesis 43:1

The famine was severe in the land.

Judges 17:8

The man departed out of the city, out of Bethlehem Judah, to live where he could find [a place], and he came to the hill country of Ephraim to the house of Micah, as he traveled.

Psalm 105:16

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

Leviticus 26:19

I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your sky like iron, and your soil like brass;

Deuteronomy 28:23-24

Your sky that is over your head shall be brass, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.

Deuteronomy 28:38

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

Judges 2:16-18

Yahweh raised up judges, who saved them out of the hand of those who despoiled them.

Judges 12:8

After him Ibzan of Bethlehem judged Israel.

Judges 19:1-2

It happened in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite living on the farther side of the hill country of Ephraim, who took to him a concubine out of Bethlehem Judah.

2 Samuel 21:1

There was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David sought the face of Yahweh. Yahweh said, "It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he put to death the Gibeonites."

1 Kings 17:1-12

Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the foreigners of Gilead, said to Ahab, "As Yahweh, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word."

1 Kings 18:2

Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. The famine was severe in Samaria.

2 Kings 8:1-2

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 107:34

and a fruitful land into a salt waste, for the wickedness of those who dwell in it.

Jeremiah 14:1

The word of Yahweh that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought.

Ezekiel 14:13

Son of man, when a land sins against me by committing a trespass, and I stretch out my hand on it, and break the staff of its bread, and send famine on it, and cut off from it man and animal;

Ezekiel 14:21

For thus says the Lord Yahweh: How much more when I send my four severe judgments on Jerusalem, the sword, and the famine, and the evil animals, and the pestilence, to cut off from it man and animal!

Joel 1:10-11

The field is laid waste. The land mourns, for the grain is destroyed, The new wine has dried up, and the oil languishes.

Joel 1:16-20

Isn't the food cut off before our eyes; joy and gladness from the house of our God?

Amos 4:6

"I also have given you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and lack of bread in every town; yet you haven't returned to me," says Yahweh.

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
Yahweh raised up judges, who saved them out of the hand of those who despoiled them.
Judges 12:8
After him Ibzan of Bethlehem judged Israel.

A famine

Genesis 12:10
There was a famine in the land. Abram went down into Egypt to live as a foreigner there, for the famine was severe in the land.
Genesis 26:1
There was a famine in the land, besides the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines, to Gerar.
Genesis 43:1
The famine was severe in the land.
Leviticus 26:19
I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your sky like iron, and your soil like brass;
Deuteronomy 28:23
Your sky that is over your head shall be brass, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.
2 Samuel 21:1
There was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David sought the face of Yahweh. Yahweh said, "It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he put to death the Gibeonites."
1 Kings 17:1
Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the foreigners of Gilead, said to Ahab, "As Yahweh, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word."
1 Kings 18:2
Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. The famine was severe in Samaria.
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 105:16
He called for a famine on the land. He destroyed the food supplies.
Psalm 107:34
and a fruitful land into a salt waste, for the wickedness of those who dwell in it.
Jeremiah 14:1
The word of Yahweh that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought.
Ezekiel 14:13
Son of man, when a land sins against me by committing a trespass, and I stretch out my hand on it, and break the staff of its bread, and send famine on it, and cut off from it man and animal;
Joel 1:10
The field is laid waste. The land mourns, for the grain is destroyed, The new wine has dried up, and the oil languishes.
Amos 4:6
"I also have given you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and lack of bread in every town; yet you haven't returned to me," says Yahweh.

General references

Matthew 2:5
They said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for this is written through the prophet,