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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 41
Chapter 41 41:1 And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river. 41:2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow. 41:3 And, behold,...
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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 47
Chapter 47 47:1 Then Joseph came and told Pharaoh, and said, My father and my brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have, are come out of the land of Canaan; and, behold, they are in the land of Goshen. 47:2 And he took some of his...
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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 42
Chapter 42 42:1 Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another? 42:2 And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live,...
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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 12
Chapter 12 12:1 Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will show thee: 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great;...
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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 26
Chapter 26 26:1 And there was a famine in the land, beside the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar. 26:2 And the LORD appeared unto him, and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell in the...
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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 43
Chapter 43 43:1 And the famine was sore in the land. 43:2 And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy us a little food. 43:3 And Judah spake unto him, saying, The man did...
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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 45
Chapter 45 45:1 Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood no man with him, while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren. 45:2 And he wept aloud: and the...
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Famine Crimes in International Law
The time famine: Toward a sociology of work time
having too much to do and not enough time to do it - and to question whether this famine must exist.
What Causes Famines? Recent events in Ethiopia have brought the
The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine

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Corruption, the war on terror hindering food aid to southern Somalia
US agencies blame Al-Shabaab, an Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group, for the poor flow of aid to the famine-stricken Horn of Africa. Protesters shouted slogans of support for the group in this 2010 demonstration in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Social media encourages NZ support for Famine
At 8am Wednesday morning supporters and donors of World Vision New Zealand will help launch a national social media campaign encouraging other Kiwis to join thousands of other people worldwide working to end the famine in East Africa.
IKEA giving UN $62 million to expand overcrowded refugee complex in Kenya
He said the money will be used to expand a complex designed for 90000 people that now holds 440000 fleeing violence, drought and famine in East Africa.
Trio to Walk Across Michigan to Aid East Africa Famine
8 to raise awareness and funding for relief and development in the famine-ravaged lands of East Africa. The group expects to pass through Novi on Sunday, Sept. 11.
Somali-Born K'naan Sees Famine's Effects Firsthand
A deadly combination of drought and conflict has caused a famine in Somalia — which is threatening the lives of more than half the country's population.

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Famine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A famine is a widespread scarcity of food.
Famine | Define Famine at
Famine definition at, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!
Famine - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
The famine affected half the continent. millions killed by war, drought, and famine. Origin of FAMINE.
30 Hour Famine
Every day, hunger kills as many as 11000 kids under age 5. The Famine gives your group a chance to do something about it — to rise up and serve the hungry.
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