Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
And, though Yahweh raised up judges, - who saved them out of the hand of them that plundered them,
And there judged Israel, after him, Ibzan of Bethlehem.
And it came to pass that there was a famine, in the land, - so Abram went down towards Egypt, to sojourn there, because grievous, was the famine in the land.
And there came to be a famine in the land, besides the first famine which happened in the days of Abraham, - so Isaac went his way unto Abimelech, king of the Philistines towards Gerar;
But the famine, was severe in the land.
So will I break your pomp of power, And will set your heavens as iron, and your land as bronze;
And thy heavens which are over thy head shall become bronze, - and the earth which is under thee iron.
2 Samuel 21:1
And there came to be a famine, in the days of David, for three years, year after year, so then David sought the face of Yahweh, - and Yahweh said - It respecteth Saul and his house, as to bloodshed, in that he put to death the Gibeonites.
1 Kings 17:1
Then said Elijah the Tishbite, of Tishbe in Gilead, unto Ahab, By the life of Yahweh, God of Israel, before whom I stand, there shall not, these two years, be either dew or rain, - save at the bidding of my word.
1 Kings 18:2
And Elijah went, to show himself unto Ahab. Now, the famine, was severe in Samaria.
2 Kings 8:1
Now, Elisha, had spoken unto the woman whose son he had restored to life, saying - Arise, and take thy journey, thou and thy household, and sojourn wheresoever thou canst sojourn, for Yahweh hath called for a famine, moreover also, it is coming upon the land seven years.
Then called he a famine over the and, All the staff of bread, he brake;
A Land of Fruit, into a waste of salt, For the wickedness of them who dwell therein.
So much of the word of Yahweh as came unto Jeremiah, concerning the matter of the drought: -
Son of man, When a land, shall sin against me by committing treachery, and I shall stretch out my hand against it, And break for it the staff of bread, And send thereon famine, And cut off therefrom man and beast,
Laid waste is the field, in grief is the soil, - for laid waste is the corn, abashed is the new wine, languisheth the oil.
Moreover also, I, have given you cleanness of teeth throughout all your cities, and want of bread throughout all your dwelling-places, - Yet have ye not returned unto me, Declareth Yahweh.
And, they, said to him, In Bethlehem of Judaea, - for, so, is it written through the prophet: