Genesis 12:10

Abram in Egypt

10 Now there was a famine in the land, and Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine was severe.

Read Genesis 12:10 Using Other Translations

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.
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.
At that time a severe famine struck the land of Canaan, forcing Abram to go down to Egypt, where he lived as a foreigner.