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Acts 7:11

    Acts 7:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Now there came a famine over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now there was no food to be had in all Egypt and Canaan, and there was great trouble: and our fathers were not able to get food.

    Webster's Revision

    Now there came a famine over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.

    World English Bible

    Now a famine came over all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction. Our fathers found no food.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Now there came a famine over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.

    Definitions for Acts 7:11

    Dearth - A cutting off of rain.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 7:11

    Now there came a dearth - A famine, Genesis 41:54.

    And Chanaan - Jacob was living at that time in Canaan.

    Found no sustenance - No food; no means of living.