Acts 7:11
Good News Translation
Then there was a famine all over Egypt and Canaan, which caused much suffering. Our ancestors could not find any food,

Contemporary English Version
Everywhere in Egypt and Canaan the grain crops failed. There was terrible suffering, and our ancestors could not find enough to eat.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now there came a famine upon all Egypt and Chanaan, and great tribulation: and our fathers found no food.

New American Bible
Then a famine and great affliction struck all Egypt and Canaan, and our ancestors could find no food;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Now there came a famine upon all Egypt and Chanaan, and great tribulation: and our fathers found no food.

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 43:1 In the mean time the famine was heavy upon all the land.

Genesis 45:5,6,11 Be not afraid, and let it not seem to you a hard case that you sold me into these countries: for God sent me before you into Egypt for your preservation. . . .

Genesis 47:13-15 For in the whole world there was want of bread, and a famine had oppressed the land, more especially of Egypt and Chanaan; . . .

Psalm 105:16 And he called a famine upon the land: and he broke in pieces all the support of bread.

Context
Stephen's Address to the Sanhedrin
10And delivered him out of all his tribulations: and he gave him favour and wisdom in the sight of Pharao, the king of Egypt. And he appointed him governor over Egypt and over all his house. 11Now there came a famine upon all Egypt and Chanaan, and great tribulation: and our fathers found no food. 12But when Jacob had heard that there was corn in Egypt, he sent our fathers first.…
Cross References
Genesis 41:54
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.

Genesis 47:4
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.

Genesis 47:13
For in the whole world there was want of bread, and a famine had oppressed the land, more especially of Egypt and Chanaan;

Additional Translations
Then famine and great suffering swept across Egypt and Canaan, and our fathers could not find food.

And there came a famine upon all of Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction, and our fathers were not finding sustenance.

Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.

Now there came a famine over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.

But a famine came upon all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great distress, and our fathers found no food.

Now there came a famine over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.

Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction; and our fathers found no sustenance.

But there came a famine throughout the whole of Egypt and Canaan--and great distress--so that our forefathers could find no food.

Now a famine came over all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction. Our fathers found no food.

'And there came a dearth upon all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great tribulation, and our fathers were not finding sustenance,
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