Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 7456

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2183a

KJV Translation Count — 101x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: famine (87), hunger (8), dearth (5), famished (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. famine, hunger
a. famine (in land, nation)
1. of Jehovah's word (fig)
b. hunger (of individuals)

Strong's Definitions

ra`ab, raw-awb'; from 7456; hunger (more or less extensive): — dearth, famine, + famished, hunger.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And there was a H7458 in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the H7458 was grievous in the land.


And there was a H7458 in the land, beside the first H7458 that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar.


And the seven thin and ill favoured kine that came up after them are seven years; and the seven empty ears blasted with the east wind shall be seven years of H7458.


And there shall arise after them seven years of H7458; and all the plenty shall be forgotten in the land of Egypt; and the H7458 shall consume the land;


And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that H7458 following; for it shall be very grievous.


And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of H7458, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the H7458.


And unto Joseph were born two sons before the years of H7458 came, which Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On bare unto him.


And the seven years of H7458 began to come, according as Joseph had said: and the H7458 was in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.


And the H7458 was over all the face of the earth: And Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and the H7458 waxed sore in the land of Egypt.


And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph for to buy corn; because that the H7458 was so sore in all lands.