17 Bible Verses about

Famine, Examples Of

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Genesis 12:10

Now there was a famine in the land; so Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.

Genesis 41:53-57

When the seven years of plenty which had been in the land of Egypt came to an end,

Acts 7:11

"Now a famine came over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction with it, and our fathers could find no food.

Ruth 1:1

Now it came about in the days when the judges governed, that there was a famine in the land And a certain man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the land of Moab with his wife and his two sons.

2 Samuel 21:1

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

1 Kings 18:1-5

Now it happened after many days that the word of the LORD came to Elijah in the third year, saying, "Go, show yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the face of the earth."

Luke 4:25

"But I say to you in truth, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months, when a great famine came over all the land;

2 Kings 4:38

When Elisha returned to Gilgal, there was a famine in the land As the sons of the prophets were sitting before him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and boil stew for the sons of the prophets."

2 Kings 6:25

There was a great famine in Samaria; and behold, they besieged it, until a donkey's head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and a fourth of a kab of dove's dung for five shekels of silver.

Isaiah 51:19

These two things have befallen you; Who will mourn for you? The devastation and destruction, famine and sword; How shall I comfort you?

Acts 11:28

One of them named Agabus stood up and began to indicate by the Spirit that there would certainly be a great famine all over the world And this took place in the reign of Claudius.

Genesis 26:1

Now there was a famine in the land, besides the previous famine that had occurred in the days of Abraham So Isaac went to Gerar, to Abimelech king of the Philistines.

Acts 7:11-13

"Now a famine came over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction with it, and our fathers could find no food.

2 Kings 6:24-25

Now it came about after this, that Ben-hadad king of Aram gathered all his army and went up and besieged Samaria.

Jeremiah 14:1-6

That which came as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah in regard to the drought:

1 Kings 17:1

Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, "As the LORD, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word."

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