Genesis 12:10

 

“And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.”

King James Version (KJV)

 

 

Other Translations of Genesis 12:10

“ And there was a famine in the land, and Abram went downe into Egypt, to soiourne there: for the famine was grieuous in the land.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Genesis chapter 12
 

“Now there was a famine in the land; so Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.”
New American Standard Version (1995)
 

“And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was sore in the land.”
American Standard Version (1901)
 

“And because there was little food to be had in that land, he went down into Egypt.”
Basic English Bible
 

“And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was grievous in the land.”
Darby Bible
 

“And there came a famine in the country; and Abram went down into Egypt, to sojourn there: for the famine was very grievous in the land. ”
Douay Rheims Bible
 

“And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to dwell there; for the famine was grievous in the land. ”
Webster's Bible
 

“There was a famine in the land. Abram went down into Egypt to live as a foreigner there, for the famine was severe in the land.”
World English Bible
 

“And there is a famine in the land, and Abram goeth down towards Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine [is] grievous in the land;”
Youngs Literal Bible
 

“ And there was a famine in the land; and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was sore in the land.”
Jewish Publication Society Bible
 


 

Bob's comment on 2020-07-20 13:14:03:

Sorry Marianna, you are right, he didn't lie, he just conveniently looked at it from a different perspective to achieve an outcome without actually telling a fib. Modern humans have perfected this to an art form....Abraham is one my heros,I would never criticize him, see my comments on chapter 18.

 

James E Aaron's comment on 2020-07-13 10:53:04:

what was the famine in Genesis Chapt. 12:10

 


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