Abram in Egypt(A)

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

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25 There was a great famine(A) in the city; the siege lasted so long that a donkey’s head sold for eighty shekels[a] of silver, and a quarter of a cab[b] of seed pods[c](B) for five shekels.[d]

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 6:25 That is, about 2 pounds or about 920 grams
  2. 2 Kings 6:25 That is, probably about 1/4 pound or about 100 grams
  3. 2 Kings 6:25 Or of doves’ dung
  4. 2 Kings 6:25 That is, about 2 ounces or about 58 grams

16 He called down famine(A) on the land
    and destroyed all their supplies of food;

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11 I called for a drought(A) on the fields and the mountains,(B) on the grain, the new wine,(C) the olive oil(D) and everything else the ground produces, on people and livestock, and on all the labor of your hands.(E)

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