Last Updated :
March 16, 2011
"And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land."
Genesis 12:10, KJV
"And there was a famine in the land, beside the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar."
Genesis 26:1, KJV
"And the seven years of dearth began to come, according as Joseph had said: and the dearth was in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread. And when all the land of Egypt was famished, the people cried to Pharaoh for bread: and Pharaoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go unto Joseph; what he saith to you, do. And the famine was over all the face of the earth: And Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore in the land of Egypt."
Genesis 41:54-56, KJV
"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."
Ruth 1:1, KJV
"And Elijah went to shew himself unto Ahab. And there was a sore famine in Samaria."
1 Kings 18:2, KJV
"And Elisha came again to Gilgal: and there was a dearth in the land; and the sons of the prophets were sitting before him: and he said unto his servant, Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets."
2 Kings 4:38, KJV
"And there was a great famine in Samaria: and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung for five pieces of silver."
2 Kings 6:25, KJV
"And on the ninth day of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land."
2 Kings 25:3, KJV
"And in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land."
Jeremiah 52:6, KJV
"Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine."
Lamentations 5:10, KJV
"But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;"
Luke 4:25, KJV
"And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the Spirit that there should be great dearth throughout all the world: which came to pass in the days of Claudius Caesar."
Acts 11:28, KJV