Genesis 41:54
Good News Translation
and the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in every other country, but there was food throughout Egypt.

Contemporary English Version
and the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had said. There was not enough food in other countries, but all over Egypt there was plenty.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

New American Bible
the seven years of famine set in, just as Joseph had said. Although there was famine in all the other countries, food was available throughout the land of Egypt.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

the seven.

Genesis 41:3,4,6,7,27 Other seven also came up out of the river, ill-favoured, and lean fleshed: and they fed on the very bank of the river, in green places: . . .

Genesis 45:11 And there I will feed thee, (for there are yet five years of famine remaining) lest both thou perish, and thy house, and all things that thou hast.

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

Acts 7:11 Now there came a famine upon all Egypt and Chanaan, and great tribulation: and our fathers found no food.

according.

Genesis 41:30 After which shall follow other seven years of so great scarcity, that all the abundance before shall be forgotten: for the famine shall consume all the land,

and the dearth.

Genesis 42:2,5,6 I have heard that wheat is sold in Egypt: Go ye down, and buy us necessaries, that we may live, and not be consumed with want. . . .

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

Genesis 45:11 And there I will feed thee, (for there are yet five years of famine remaining) lest both thou perish, and thy house, and all things that thou hast.

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;

Context
The Famine Begins
53Now when the seven years of plenty that had been in Egypt were passed: 54The 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.55And when there also they began to be famished, the people cried to Pharao, for food. And he said to them: Go to Joseph: and do all that he shall say to you.…
Cross References
Acts 7:11
Now there came a famine upon all Egypt and Chanaan, and great tribulation: and our fathers found no food.

Genesis 41:30
After which shall follow other seven years of so great scarcity, that all the abundance before shall be forgotten: for the famine shall consume all the land,

Genesis 41:53
Now when the seven years of plenty that had been in Egypt were passed:

2 Kings 8:1
And Eliseus spoke to the woman, whose son he had restored to life, saying: Arise, and go thou, and thy household, and sojourn wheresoever thou canst find: for the Lord hath called a famine, and it shall come upon the land seven years.

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

Additional Translations
the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had said. And although there was famine in every country, there was food throughout the land of Egypt.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 the seven years of famine began to come, according as Joseph had said: and there was famine in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

And the seven years of famine began to come, as Joseph said; and there was a famine in all the land; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

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

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

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.

The seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

and the seven years of famine begin to come, as Joseph said, and famine is in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt hath been bread;
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