Verses with the word famine in the Apocrypha (17 verses):
2 Esdras 15:5
Behold, saith the Lord, I will bring plagues upon the world; the sword, famine, death, and destruction.
2 Esdras 15:49
I will send plagues upon thee; widowhood, poverty, famine, sword, and pestilence, to waste thy houses with destruction and death.
2 Esdras 16:18
The beginning of sorrows and great mournings; the beginning of famine and great death; the beginning of wars, and the powers shall stand in fear; the beginning of evils! what shall I do when these evils shall come?
2 Esdras 16:19
Behold, famine and plague, tribulation and anguish, are sent as scourges for amendment.
2 Esdras 16:21
Behold, victuals shall be so good cheap upon earth, that they shall think themselves to be in good case, and even then shall evils grow upon earth, sword, famine, and great confusion.
2 Esdras 16:22
For many of them that dwell upon earth shall perish of famine; and the other, that escape the hunger, shall the sword destroy.
2 Esdras 16:34
In the wars shall their bridegrooms be destroyed, and their husbands shall perish of famine.
2 Esdras 16:46
For strangers shall reap their fruits, and spoil their goods, overthrow their houses, and take their children captives, for in captivity and famine shall they get children.
Now therefore, my son, love thy brethren, and despise not in thy heart thy brethren, the sons and daughters of thy people, in not taking a wife of them: for in pride is destruction and much trouble, and in lewdness is decay and great want: for lewdness is the mother of famine.
But when a famine covered all the land of Chanaan, they went down into Egypt, and sojourned there, while they were nourished, and became there a great multitude, so that one could not number their nation.
Fire, and hail, and famine, and death, all these were created for vengeance;
Death, and bloodshed, strife, and sword, calamities, famine, tribulation, and the scourge;
He brought a sore famine upon them, and by his zeal he diminished their number.
And, lo, they are cast out to the heat of the day, and to the frost of the night, and they died in great miseries by famine, by sword, and by pestilence.
1 Maccabees 6:54
There were but a few left in the sanctuary, because the famine did so prevail against them, that they were fain to disperse themselves, every man to his own place.
1 Maccabees 9:24
In those days also was there a very great famine, by reason whereof the country revolted, and went with them.
1 Maccabees 13:49
They also of the tower in Jerusalem were kept so strait, that they could neither come forth, nor go into the country, nor buy, nor sell: wherefore they were in great distress for want of victuals, and a great number of them perished through famine.