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Genesis 12:10

Abram in Egypt

12:10–20Ref—Ge 20:1–18; 26:1–11

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

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Genesis 12:10 — English Standard Version (ESV)

10 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.

Genesis 12:10 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

10 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.

Genesis 12:10 — New Living Translation (NLT)

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

Genesis 12:10 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

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

Genesis 12:10 — New Century Version (NCV)

10 At this time there was not much food in the land, so Abram went down to Egypt to live because there was so little food.

Genesis 12:10 — American Standard Version (ASV)

10 And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was sore in the land.

Genesis 12:10 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

10 And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was grievous in the land.

Genesis 12:10 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

10 There was a famine in the land. Abram went to Egypt to stay awhile because the famine was severe.

Genesis 12:10 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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

Genesis 12:10 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 Now there was a famine in the land. So Abram went down to Egypt to reside there as an alien, for the famine was severe in the land.

Genesis 12:10 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

10 And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down to Egypt to dwell as an alien there, for the famine was severe in the land.

Genesis 12:10 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

10 At that time there wasn’t enough food in the land. So Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while.

Genesis 12:10 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

10 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.


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