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6 By the fourth month of Zedekiah's eleventh year, on the ninth day of the month, the famine was so bad that there wasn't so much as a crumb of bread for anyone.
6 By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine in the city had become so severe that there was no food for the people to eat.
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