And the name of the second he called Ephraim a -- For God has caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.
And the seven years of plenty that were in the land of Egypt were ended;
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 all the land of Egypt suffered from the dearth. And the people cried to Pharaoh for bread; and Pharaoh said to all the Egyptians, Go to Joseph: what he says to you, that do.
And the famine was on all the earth. b And Joseph opened every place in which there was [provision], and sold grain to the Egyptians; and the famine was grievous in the land of Egypt.
And all countries c came into Egypt to Joseph, to buy [grain], because the famine was grievous on the whole earth.