New American Standard Bible
"Now a famine came over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction with it, 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.
Darby Bible Translation
But a famine came upon all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great distress, and our fathers found no food.
World English Bible
Now a famine came over all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction. Our fathers found no food.
Young's Literal Translation
'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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Now there came a dearth - A famine, Genesis 41:54.
And Chanaan - Jacob was living at that time in Canaan.
Found no sustenance - No food; no means of living.
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and the seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said, then there was famine in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.
So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those who were coming, for the famine was in the land of Canaan also.
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. Now, therefore, please let your servants live in the land of Goshen."
Now there was no food in all the land, because the famine was very severe, so that the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan languished because of the famine.
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