Genesis 45:6

Overview - Genesis 45
Joseph makes himself known to his brethren.
He comforts them in God's providence.
He sends for his father.
16 Pharaoh confirms it.
21 Joseph furnishes then for their journey, and exhorts them to concord.
25 Jacob is revived with the news.
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Genesis 45:6  (King James Version)
For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet there are five years, in the which there shall neither be earing nor harvest.

two years
Genesis 41:29-31 Genesis 41:54 Genesis 41:56 47:18

Earing means ploughing or seed-time from the Anglo-Saxon {erian,} probably from {aro,} to plough; and agrees with
[aroo ,] Greek, {charatha,} Arabic,
and {charash,} Hebrew. 47:23 Exodus 34:21 ; Deuteronomy 21:4 ; 1 Samuel 8:12 ; Isaiah 30:24