Acts 7:11
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English Standard Version
Now there came a famine throughout all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction, and our fathers could find no food.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Vincent's Word Studies

Sustenance (χορτάσματα)

For their cattle: fodder. See on shall be filled, Matthew 5:6.

Acts 7:11 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 41:54-57 And the seven years of dearth began to come, according as Joseph had said: and the dearth was in all lands...

Genesis 43:1 And the famine was sore in the land.

Genesis 45:5,6,11 Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that you sold me here: for God did send me before you to preserve life...

Genesis 47:13-15 And there was no bread in all the land; for the famine was very sore...

Psalm 105:16 Moreover he called for a famine on the land: he broke the whole staff of bread.

Cross References
Genesis 41:54
and the seven years of famine began to come, as Joseph had said. There was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Genesis 42:5
Thus the sons of Israel came to buy among the others who came, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

Genesis 47:4
They said to Pharaoh, "We have come to sojourn in the land, for there is no pasture for your servants' flocks, for the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. And now, please let your servants dwell in the land of Goshen."

Genesis 47:13
Now there was no food in all the land, for the famine was very severe, so that the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan languished by reason of the famine.

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