New Living Translation
"But a famine came upon Egypt and Canaan. There was great misery, and our ancestors ran out of 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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Then the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had predicted. The famine also struck all the surrounding countries, but throughout Egypt there was plenty of food.
So Jacob's sons arrived in Egypt along with others to buy food, for the famine was in Canaan as well.
We have come to live here in Egypt for a while, for there is no pasture for our flocks in Canaan. The famine is very severe there. So please, we request permission to live in the region of Goshen."
Meanwhile, the famine became so severe that all the food was used up, and people were starving throughout the lands of Egypt and Canaan.
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