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  • Amos 4:6-12
    "Also I gave you cleanness of teeth in all your cities.
    And lack of bread in all your places;
    Yet you have not returned to Me,"
    Says the LORD.
    "I also withheld rain from you,
    When there were still three months to the harvest.
    I made it rain on one city,
    I withheld rain from another city.
    One part was rained upon,
    And where it did not rain the part withered.
    So two or three cities wandered to another city to drink water,
    But they were not satisfied;
    Yet you have not returned to Me,"
    Says the LORD.
    "I blasted you with blight and mildew.
    When your gardens increased,
    Your vineyards,
    Your fig trees,
    And your olive trees,
    The locust devoured them;
    Yet you have not returned to Me,"
    Says the LORD.
    "I sent among you a plague after the manner of Egypt;
    Your young men I killed with a sword,
    Along with your captive horses;
    I made the stench of your camps come up into your nostrils;
    Yet you have not returned to Me,"
    Says the LORD.
    "I overthrew some of you,
    As God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah,
    And you were like a firebrand plucked from the burning;
    Yet you have not returned to Me,"
    Says the LORD.
    "Therefore thus will I do to you, O Israel;
    Because I will do this to you,
    Prepare to meet your God, O Israel!"

     
  • Matthew 24:6-8
    And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for allthese things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places. All these are the beginning of sorrows.
     
  • Revelation 6:5-6
    When He opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, "Come and see." So I looked, and behold, a black horse, and he who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand. And I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and do not harm the oil and the wine."
     
  • Leviticus 26:18-20
    ‘And after all this, if you do not obey Me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins. I will break the pride of your power;I will make your heavens like iron and your earth like bronze. And your strength shall be spent in vain;for your land shall not yield its produce, nor shall the trees of the land yield their fruit.
     
  • Amos 8:11-12
    "Behold, the days are coming," says the Lord GOD,
    "That I will send a famine on the land,
    Not a famine of bread,
    Nor a thirst for water,
    But of hearing the words of the LORD.
    They shall wander from sea to sea,
    And from north to east;
    They shall run to and fro, seeking the word of the LORD,
    But shall not find it.

     
  • Luke 21:11
    And there will be great earthquakes in various places, and famines and pestilences; and there will be fearful sights and great signs from heaven.
     
  • Haggai 1:11
    For I called for a drought on the land and the mountains, on the grain and the new wine and the oil, on whatever the ground brings forth, on men and livestock, and on all the labor of your hands.”
     
  • Genesis 12:10
    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 42:33
    Then the man, the lord of the country, said to us, ‘By this I will know that you are honest men: Leave one of your brothers here with me, take food for the famine of your households, and be gone.
     
  • Leviticus 26:3-4
    ‘If you walk in My statutes and keep My commandments, and perform them, then I will give you rain in its season, the land shall yield its produce, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
     
  • Leviticus 26:14
    ‘But if you do not obey Me, and do not observe all these commandments,
     
  • Deuteronomy 7:13
    And He will love you and bless you and multiply you; He will also bless the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your land, your grain and your new wine and your oil, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flock, in the land of which He swore to your fathers to give you.
     
  • Deuteronomy 28:23
    And your heavens which are over your head shall be bronze, and the earth which is under you shall be iron.
     
  • Ruth 1:1
    Now it came to pass, in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem, Judah, went to dwell in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons.
     
  • Hosea 2:8
    For she did not know
    That I gave her grain, new wine, and oil,
    And multiplied her silver and gold'
    Which they prepared for Baal.

     
  • Nahum 2:10
    She is empty, desolate, and waste!
    The heart melts, and the knees shake;
    Much pain is in every side,
    And all their faces are drained of color.

     
  • Revelation 8:7
    The first angel sounded: And hail and fire followed, mingled with blood, and they were thrown to the earth. And a third of the trees were burned up, and all green grass was burned up.
     
  • Revelation 16:18
    And there were noises and thunderings and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such a mighty and great earthquake as had not occurred since men were on the earth.
     
  • Genesis 26:1
    There was a famine in the land, besides the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines, in Gerar.
     
  • Job 5:20
    In famine He shall redeem you from death,
    And in war from the power of the sword.
     
  • Psalm 37:19
    They shall not be ashamed in the evil time,
    And in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.

     
  • Lamentations 5:10
    Our skin is hot as an oven,
    Because of the fever of famine.

     
  • Mark 13:8
    For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be earthquakes in various places, and there will be famines and troubles. These are the beginnings of sorrows.
     
  • Luke 15:14-17
    But when he had spent all, there arose a severe famine in that land, and he began to be in want. Then he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine. And he would gladly have filled his stomach with the pods that the swine ate, and no one gave him anything. "But when he came to himself, he said, 'How many of my father's hired servants have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!
     
  • Acts 11:28
    Then one of them, named Agabus, stood up and showed by the Spirit that there was going to be a great famine throughout all the world, which also happened in the days of Claudius Caesar.
     
  • Romans 8:35
    Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
     
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