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The famine in Canaan got worse,
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In the mean time the famine was heavy upon all the land.
Genesis 18:13 And the Lord said to Abraham: Why did Sara laugh, saying: Shall I, who am an old woman, bear a child indeed?
Genesis 41:54-57 The seven years of scarcity, which Joseph had foretold, began to come: and the famine prevailed in the whole world, but there was bread in all the land of Egypt. . . .
Genesis 42:5 And they entered into the land of Egypt with others that went to buy. For the famine was in the land of Chanaan.
Ecclesiastes 9:1,2 All these things have I considered in my heart, that I might carefully understand them: there are just men and wise men, and their works are in the hand of God: and yet man knoweth not whether he be worthy of love, or hatred: . . .
Lamentations 5:10 Our skin was burnt as an oven, by reason of the violence of the famine.
Acts 7:11-13 Now there came a famine upon all Egypt and Chanaan, and great tribulation: and our fathers found no food. . . .
ContextThe Return to Egypt with Benjamin
1In the mean time the famine was heavy upon all the land.2And when they had eaten up all the corn, which they had brought out of Egypt, Jacob said to his sons: Go again, and buy us a little food.…
And there came a famine in the country: and Abram went down into Egypt, to sojourn there: for the famine was very grievous in the land.
And when a famine came in the land, after that barrenness which had happened in the days of Abraham, Isaac went to Abimelech, king of the Palestines, to Gerara.
And the famine increased daily in all the land: and Joseph opened all the barns, and sold to the Egyptians: for the famine had oppressed them also.
And all provinces came into Egypt, to buy food, and to seek some relief of their want.
And when they had eaten up all the corn, which they had brought out of Egypt, Jacob said to his sons: Go again, and buy us a little food.
We are come to sojourn in thy land, because there is no grass for the flocks of thy servants, the famine being very grievous in the land of Chanaan: and we pray thee to give orders that we thy servants may be in the land of Gessen.
And thou shalt speak thus in the sight of the Lord thy God: The Syrian pursued my father, who went down into Egypt, and sojourned there in a very small number, and grew into a nation great and strong and of an infinite multitude.
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