Genesis 43:1

The Second Journey to Egypt

1 Now the famine was still severe in the land.

Read Genesis 43:1 Using Other Translations

And the famine was sore in the land.
Now the famine was severe in the land.
But the famine continued to ravage the land of Canaan.

What does Genesis 43:1 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Genesis 43:1

And the famine [was] sore in the land.
] In the land of Canaan; it increased yet more and more: this is observed for the sake of what follows, showing the reason and necessity of Jacob's sons taking a second journey into Egypt.

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